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Commencement at Aquinas College

Participants To-Do List

Please check back for updates to the to-do list.

□ Apply for graduation

Contact Graduation Auditor Shannon Pelton at Once you have applied and been approved, you'll start receiving Commencement updates via email.

□ Order cap and gown

More information coming soon.

□ Order graduation announcements, diploma frame and class ring

More information coming soon.

□ Complete and return special accommodation form

More information coming soon.

□ Submit thank-you messages

More information on how to submit special thank-you messages for faculty, staff, family and friends is coming soon.

□ Submit the 2022 Graduation Legacy Survey

More information coming soon.

□ Attend GradFest

Join us on April 25, 2022, from noon-2 p.m. or 5-7 p.m. for all things graduation. Location coming soon.

□ Pick up cap and gown

More information coming soon.

□ Pre-register with GradImages

More information coming soon.

□ Complete exit loan counseling

If you have borrowed a Federal Loan while attending Aquinas, you must complete an exit counseling session. Note: If you are graduating in May, but student teaching in the fall, you will have to complete exit counseling in the fall. Visit to complete exit counseling learn about your servicer.

□ Update permanent address with Registrar's Office

Provide the Registrar’s Office with your updated address prior to leaving AQ by sending it to Shannon Pelton at