Commencement

The 157th Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, August 29, 2020, in the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence.
Video from the September 2016 Opening Convocation for the Class of 2020

Friday, August 28, 2020

A special Baccalaureate Service, procession, and reception on the Bryant University campus

Saturday, August 29, 2020

The official Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement in the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence

More details will be available in a forthcoming invitation.

#BryantGrad2020

 

Place your order for a cap and gown here. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. All orders must be submitted by August 1, 2020.

Questions? Contact the Bryant Bookstore at sstowik@bryant.edu or 401-232-6240.

Diplomas, cords and awards will be distributed at the Commencement ceremony. Upon written request, the Office of the Registrar will mail a diploma to any graduate who is unable to attend Commencement. Requests should be sent to registrar@bryant.edu.

Indebtedness to the University: What if there are unpaid bills?   

Students with an outstanding tuition balance will not be able to receive their diploma or transcript until the balance is resolved with the University.  Account balances may be viewed online through the Student Account Center using your Banner student login or by calling the Bursar’s Office at (401) 232-6030.

All May 2020 degree undergraduate candidates have been certified. The Office of Undergraduate Advising will notify any student who applied if they need to take additional coursework to complete their degree.  Students can view their academic transcript on their Banner Self-Service account.  The transcript will show the conferred degree in the top left-hand corner.

The Graduate Program certification will be complete by Monday, May 25th. Students can view their academic transcript on their Banner Self-Service account.  The transcript will show the conferred degree in the top left-hand corner.

Graduation honors (summa, magna, and cum laude honors), class rank, and all other academic awards will be determined only after final grade point averages (GPA) have been officially calculated. Spring 2020 grade point averages (GPA) will be finalized after May 20, the deadline for seniors to elect pass/fail grading. Students can view their academic transcripts on their Banner Self-Service to see their Latin Honors (if applicable).

The College will recognize graduation honors, highest in academic class rank, and other academic awards as part of the Commencement ceremony. However, recipients will be notified of their academic honors and awards by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies in early to mid-June.

Undergraduate May graduates' academic transcripts will show their earned degree as of May 20. You may order electronic transcripts through the National Student Clearinghouse at www.studentclearinghouse.org. Paper transcripts currently are unavailable as the office is working remotely.   

Academic transcripts for May graduates of the Graduate Programs will be available May 25. You may order electronic transcripts through the National Student Clearinghouse at www.studentclearinghouse.org. Paper transcripts currently are unavailable as the office is working remotely.   

Customized graduation announcements can be purchased at balfour.com.

Graduation sign 1

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Graduation sign 1

This .pdf can be printed as an 18x24 yard sign or poster.

Graduation sign 2

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Graduation sign 2

This .pdf can be printed as an 18x24 yard sign or poster.

Graduation sign 3

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Graduation sign 3

This .pdf can be printed as an 18x24 yard sign or poster.
Screenshot of The Archway Commencement 2020 issue

Archway Commencement Issue

Featuring reflections from members of the Class of 2020, the Archway staff, and more.

Read it here