Independence Commencement FAQs

 

 

Do I have to walk at Commencement?


Walking is not a requirement for graduation. However, we encourage all graduates to walk and be recognized and celebrated for their significant achievement.

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How much do the commencement cap and gowns cost?


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Where are the cap and gowns shipped?


Caps and gowns will be shipped to the address you provide on your order. The deadline for ordering online is November 3, 2017. After that date, please contact the Independence Bookstore.

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Where are the Announcements shipped?


The announcements are shipped to the address you provide on your order.

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My sister graduated a few years ago, can I wear her gown?


No, because the style may have changed.  If in doubt call the Independence Bookstore at (800) 833-0524.

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Can I pick up my cap and gown on the morning of graduation?


Yes, you can pick up your own regalia at the Auditorium the morning of commencement from the registration table. Please call the Independence Bookstore in advance and we will put you on our late pick up list (800) 833-0524.

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How can I obtain an official transcript?


Transcripts are obtained from Registrar’s office.  If your balance is zero with Graceland at the time of graduation, you will receive a transcript with your diploma.  There is a $10 charge for subsequent transcripts.

Request official transcripts online here.
 

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