RSVP Commencement Seating
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
This form is to reserve the seat for the candidates PARTICIPATING in the commencement ceremony. Guests do not reserve seats for attending. Complete this form only if you have filed a degree application with your appropriate college for Spring 2015. Summer graduates are eligible to participate only in the Fall ceremony.
DEADLINE: All seats for the ceremony must be reserved by Friday, April 17, 2015. Fire codes allow a maximum of 700 chairs on the coliseum floor. Commencement seating is reserved on a first come, first serve basis for each ceremony. Once the maximum capacity of 700 has been reached for a ceremony, the Registrar’s Office will discontinue accepting seat reservations.
NOTE: All undergraduate and graduate candidates, including Doctoral candidates, must reserve a seat through this process.
The Registrar's Office will communicate Commencement information through the student's @eagles.usm.edu email account. Students wishing to participate in the Commencement ceremony should check their @eagles.usm.edu email account regularly for pertinent Commencement/Graduation information. (Be sure to check your spam folder for emails as well.)
Check the Commencement website regularly for cap and gown, and complete details for you and your guests for the Commencement Ceremony.
1. Be sure to complete all fields.
2. Be sure to "submit" your reservation online.
3. Check your reservation status online by clicking on the link RSVP Confirmation at www.usm.edu/registrar/graduation-commencement.