Commencement Application tips

You can complete the Undergrad Application for Commencement on GaelXpress beginning in November (an email will be sent to students with 27+ earned credits from the Registrar's Office).

How to apply: Log into GaelXpress, click on Graduation Application, log-in again, and click on Commencement Application. 

Please follow the guidelines below to make sure that your information is accurate on the date of commencement. 

Preferred Name on Diploma
Your submission will be used on your diploma and the commencement program. If desired, you may include your middle name.

NOTE: If your submission does not match your name on record, we will use what we have on file. If you are requesting a name change, please submit a name change form and wait to submit your commencement application until it is completed.

Pronunciation Guide - How To
We will use your submission to pronounce your name(s) during the commencement ceremony. 

SAMPLE: MICHELLE LORENZ

How your name sounds:
Example: Mi-SHELL for Michelle. 
(Use caps for stresses syllables if needed)

How your name sounds: 
Example: Lor-ENS  for Lorenz
(Use caps for stressed syllables if needed)

Hometown and State/Province
This information will be printed on the Commencement program as it is submitted. Please write out the information.

Moraga, California NOT Moraga, CA
San Francisco, California NOT San Fran, CA
Elmira, Canada NOT Elmira, CAN
Tumon, Guam NOT Guam

Diploma mailing address
This is the address where your diploma will be mailed. Diplomas will be mailed in June. If you are unsure of your address, you can resubmit the commencement application at a later date.

NOTE: If you are requesting a permanent address change, please submit a change of address form.

If you realize that the information you submitted is inaccurate, please resubmit the form so we can have your most current information.