Graduation Information


2017 GRADUATION CEREMONY

Date: June 23, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
*Students please arrive at 12:00 PM with your Cap and Gown
**Line-up is at 1:15 PM sharp

Venue:
Curtis Culwell Center
4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard
Garland, TX  75040

Parking Fee: 
$10.00 cash for parking per vehicle - (DeVry University is not responsible for event parking)      

Graduation Fee
The Graduation fee has been waived for all graduates.

Important Facts for Graduates:

Deadline to apply for the June 23rd Graduation Ceremony is Thursday, May 18th (No exceptions). Applications will not be accepted after that date.
  • Participation is intended for those that have completed their program of study during the following sessions: July 2016, September 2016, November 2016, January 2017, March 2017, May 2017 and  July 2017 sessions.

**GRADUATION Requirements (A & B)**

(A)    Graduation Application Form
         How to submit a case (Graduation Application Form) via the student portal:
           1. 
Login into the student portal,
              
https://my.devry.edu/home or https://my.keller.edu/home
           2. 
Click on the Contact Us link on the LEFT hand side of the page.
           3. 
Click on the Create Academic Case Icon and the Case tab.
           4. 
Click on the New Cases button.
           5. 
For the Department, select DeVry & Keller Registrar Services.
           6. 
For the Request Detail, choose the appropriate option based on
               the student's request. (
Example- Graduation Application)
           7. 
Click Continue.
           8. 
In most instances, a Messages screen appears containing relevant
               information for the student to read prior to creating the case. Once the
               message has been read, click Continue.
           9. 
In the Edit Case screen, the student enters information in each required
               field and then clicks Submit to submit the case.
    
              Note:    Anticipated Date of Graduation 
                           Session - (Input Month /Year)  
                           
Example: (January 2017)                              
                         
                        Session Month Selections:  

                        (January, March, May, July, September or November) 
      
          10. Write down your case number as a reference
                       
(B)     Exit Counseling (Undergraduate & Graduate) 

  • (Only complete if you took out any type of federal school loans)
  • Visit  www.studentloans.gov sign in with the PIN number and select Exit Counseling start button.  A confirmation code will be provided at upon completion.

***IMPORTANT NOTE: Participation in the commencement ceremony is not a guarantee or an indication of degree completion. To officially graduate from DeVry University or the Keller Graduate School of Management, students must satisfy ALL graduation requirements for their specific degree.***

** Online, DVUC, and Keller Graduates**
All Online potential graduates that desire to walk at the 2017 Graduation Ceremony, must complete the above Online Graduation application.
**There may be separate applications and instructions for Online, DVUC and Keller Graduates. Please see your Online Advisor or Center Dean for more information. **

Tickets: 
Graduation event is a non-ticketed event (No tickets required)

On-Line Grad Fest:
ALL OF YOUR GRADUATION TASKS CAN BE COMPLETED IN ONE FUN & EXCITING STOP!
MANDATORY FOR All CAMPUS/ONLINE Students (Irving & Oklahoma City) TO ATTEND A SESSION. 

  • Future On-Line Grad Fest sessions listed below:
 Session  Session Start  On-Line Grad Fest Dates  Week  Day of Week
 May-17  05/01/2016  05/31/2017  3  Wednesday
 Jul-17  07/03/2017  08/02/2017  5  Wednesday
 Sep-17  08/28/2017  09/27/2017  5  Wednesday
 Nov-17  10/23/2017  11/15/2017  4  Wednesday
 Time Zones  Eastern                    Central                    Mountain  Pacific
 Option1      12:00pm - 3:00pm 11:00am - 2:00pm 10:00am-1:00pm 9:00am-12:00pm
 Option2 5:00pm - 8:00pm 4:00pm - 7:00pm 3:00pm-6:00pm 2:00pm-5:00pm



Cap & Gown, Rings, etc:
Jostens is the provider for all of your graduation needs. In addition to caps and gowns they have a number of other items for graduation including class rings, diploma frames, etc.
There are two ways to order your cap and gown:

  1. Order online:
    select - Keller Student
    select - DeVry Student
  2. Call: 1-800-854-7464 x 15014

**Deadline to order cap and gown May 18th**
Any graduates who do not have a cap & gown are not permitted to partake in the commencement exercises. No exceptions.
(DeVry University is not responsible for Regalia on the day of Graduation)

Undergraduate Cap, Gown and Tassel $42.30 (Not including standard shipping, handling and tax)
Graduate Cap, Gown, Tassel and Hood $72.05 (Not including standard shipping, handling and tax)

**Have your method of payment and measurements (height and weight) ready before placing your order.**
Note: Your cap and gown should be shipped to your personal address. It takes a MINIMUM of 4 weeks to ship.

*** Special Note for Keller Students***
Keller graduates should order the regalia package including hood (please tell the customer representative that you belong to the Irving Campus). DeVry University will not be providing hoods.

Graduation Attire for both Undergraduates and Graduates: 
Men:  It is recommended that men wear dark trousers or khakis, dark socks, shoes, and a neatly-pressed, light-colored dress shirt with dark tie underneath an academic gown.
Women:  It is recommended that women wear dark slacks, dress, or skirt, and a light-colored dress blouse with dark shoes. High heels are not recommended for reasons of safety and comfort, flats or pumps are suggested.

Photos
GradImages will be taking photos of graduates before and during graduation.

During the graduation ceremony:
There will be two pictures taken during the ceremony. 

  1. One as you cross the stage and receive your diploma
  2. After you walk off stage.

We at DeVry University are very proud and happy to be part of your success and want to congratulate you in advance. Again, it is important to be properly prepared for graduation so take care of the above items in advance to make the sure the process runs smoothly. For Additional questions, please contact Career Services at 972-929-9353.


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