Greater Jacksonville Campuses
Congratulations 2011 – 2012 Graduates!
Graduation Ceremony - Sunday,
July 29th 11:00AM – 1:00PM
Times Union Center for the Performing Arts, Jacoby Hall
All graduates from Fall 1
2011, Fall 2 2011, Spring 1 2012, Spring 2 2012, and Summer 2012 are invited to
attend and celebrate receiving their Master’s
Degree from Webster University. Local graduations are held once a year for the
Greater Jacksonville Campuses, including the Jacksonville Campus and the
NAS Jacksonville Campus.
This is a great opportunity to reminisce with
the faculty, staff and fellow graduates. Many faculty members attend this event and always appreciate the
opportunity to congratulate each of you personally on your accomplishments.
This gala event will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Jacoby Hall
in the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts, in downtown Jacksonville.
Academic robing for the graduates will be from
9:00 - 10:30 a.m., with group pictures taken before the ceremony. Please
be on time. The ceremony begins with a
faculty and graduate processional at 11:00 a.m. sharp. Children are welcome to attend. The hall is
wheelchair accessible. If you have other seating concerns, please contact
Marsha Rau at 268-3037 ext. 3221.
Regalia (Cap and Gown)
NOTE: Webster University is using blue gowns for the third time this
year. Graduates should not use gowns from years prior to 2010, as they will not match
the new gowns.
Graduates must order their own cap and gown through
"We're Outta Here!". The order form will be mailed to you with your graduate
information packet. (If you did not receive a packet, the information can be
accessed by clicking here.) The cap and gown will be shipped directly to your
home. When you receive it, be sure to check the contents to make sure they are
correct. If you have questions about ordering your cap and gown, please contact
Dianne Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org. (FYI, the graduation fee that you pay upon completion of your program
covers the cost of the diploma and unlimited official transcripts. If you choose
to attend the graduation ceremony, you will be responsible for purchasing your
cap and gown from "We're Outta Here!".) All cap and gown orders must be submitted
to "We're Outta Here!" by June 15.
Be sure to indicate the degree you will be receiving on
the order form. Each degree has a different color on the hood and tassel for
Personalized Graduation Announcements are
available. View the flyer for details.
Click here to order online.
Photography will be provided by Werner Kahn Studios. A group picture will be taken prior to the ceremony for the
Jacksonville Naval Air Station base paper, as well as for display at both
campuses. Individual pictures of the graduates receiving their degrees at the
podium will be taken. These pictures will be available for purchase by
graduates a few weeks after the ceremony. There is no charge,
initially, for the photography, only if the graduate chooses to purchase at a
(Please complete this form even if
you do not plan to attend the ceremony.)
Name Verification: Indicate how
you would like your name to appear on the graduation program. PLEASE no middle
names, middle initials or nicknames. They will not be used in the graduation
Reservation/Guest Confirmation Form: please RSVP for
yourself and the number of guests, such as family and friends, that you would
like to invite. Only by your RSVP with the number expected will we know how
many seats to reserve for your guests.
Requests for Certificates of Recognition:
please indicate the number of certificates of recognition you desire.
These certificates are free and make a nice presentation as mementos to guests,
family, associates, bosses, etc. who were supportive of your efforts toward
Verification of Military Status (if applicable):
Please indicate whether you are active duty or retired military and list your
Map and Directions:
Free parking will be available in downtown lots
and parking garages.
The graduation and reception is a gift to you,
the graduates, from Webster University. There is no cost for this event, other
than the price of the cap and gown. Webster University covers the cost of this
event for all graduates, invited guests, faculty, and administrative personnel.
Your $50 graduation fee is solely for the printing of your
diploma and to cover the cost of all future transcripts.