Commencement > FAQs
DePaul is monitoring the COVID-19 situation carefully. As the University makes the best decisions for the health of our community, commencement and all related issues will certainly be addressed. When any decisions are made, students will be notified.
Contact your college office to discuss. Links to appropriate emails can be found on the Academic Requirements page.
Graduates will line up, process, and receive their diploma cover by their degree program. Actual diplomas are mailed to students 10 weeks after their last quarter.
graduate will receive 6 guest tickets.
Yes, a friend or family memeber can pick up your cap and gown on your behalf. They will need to know your ID number.
Graduates who were members
of an honor society, affinity group, or student organization may
receive an honor cord symbolizing achievements throughout their academic
career. Please check with the group or organization to see if they
provide honor cords.
Graduates who make a legacy gift with Alumni Relations are eligible to receive a legacy cord. They can pick up their legacy cord at Commencement Kick Off.
Yes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an international letter.
PDFs of programs are available online and can be shared with as many people as you'd like.