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When is the Commencement ceremony?
The Commencement ceremony for 2020 has been postponed. Details about a future date will be provided in the coming weeks.
For more information and updates, visit the
Spring Hill College Commencement webpage
Where do I order my cap and gown?
Cap & gown orders are handled by the Spring Hill College bookstore located on the main floor of the Student Center. The bookstore will announce their annual Grad Fair via email to all students who are eligible for graduation. Students who have not completed their Intent to Graduate form will not be able to order a cap & gown. Students completing their course of study over the summer (August grads) will require clearance from the Registrar's Office before ordering their cap & gown from the bookstore.
Will I be handed my diploma during the ceremony?
No. During the ceremony, you will be handed an empty diploma cover. Graduates who have completed
degree requirements will have their diploma mailed to them approximately 8 weeks after the ceremony.
Will my major/concentration be printed on my diploma?
No, only the degree type will be listed on your diploma. For example, if your major/concentration was Business Administration with a concentration in Management/Marketing your degree type is Bachelor of Science.
Will I receive two diplomas if I'm a double major?
No, you will receive one diploma.
For majors/concentrations which have common courses or curricula, at least eighteen credit hours (fifteen for concentrations)
must be earned from non-overlapping courses in each of the two major/
The applicant’s designation of a “first” and a “second” major determines
whether the student receives a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.This rule is applicable when majors fall under different distinctions for degree
Is there a class picture?
After Commencement, the procession continues to the steps of Byrne Hall for the Senior Class picture before disbanding.
The MTS graduate students also take a class picture with the Theology faculty in the same area.