Lindenwood University - Belleville



Graduation 2014


Dear Graduate:

The Lindenwood University - Belleville Community joins me in offering congratulations and best wishes to you as we approach commencement 2014.  The Lindenwood University - Belleville commencement will take place on:

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 2:00 p.m.
Gateway Center
Collinsville, Illinois

The ceremony is open for participation of students who completed a degree as of December 2013, March 2014, and May 2014.  Students who plan to complete a degree before the end of June, August, or September of 2014 are also invited to participate if they meet the requirements of current University policy governing participation in the ceremony.

Undergraduate students pay a graduation fee of $100 and graduate students pay $125 to cover the entire cost of graduation processing and commencement, including diplomas, caps and gowns, and hoods for graduate students.  All outstanding Lindenwood charges must be paid before diplomas are released.  All graduating students must pay the graduation fee regardless of their participation in the ceremony.


STUDENTS MUST ORDER REGALIA ONLINE (NO CHARGES INCURRED)

Cap and gown orders must be placed by April 22, 2014, 11:59 p.m. at www.herffjones.com/college/lindenwoodbelleville 

Undergraduate students will receive caps, gowns, and tassels via U.S. mail to the address entered during the online process.  Graduate students will receive caps, gown, tassels, and hoods via U.S. mail to the address entered during the online process.  Honors cords are distributed to eligible undergraduate students at the ceremony.  To be eligible for honors cords, you must be an undergraduate student and have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours “in residence” prior to the commencement ceremony.

May diplomas will be available on July 1, 2014.

Students may order regalia prior to paying a balance on their student account; however, the balance must be paid in full by 5:00 p.m., April 19, 2014.  A follow-up statement will be sent no later than April 6, 2014.  Students who have questions about the status of their account should contact the Business Office immediately at (618) 239-6256.  Students who have received student loans are reminded they must complete an exit interview by Friday, April 25, 2014, by visiting the Financial Aid Exit Interview.

Lindenwood University-Belleville contracts with GradImages® to photograph each graduate at commencement. Multiple photos are taken during commencement for you to purchase.  You may pre-register your email address, and GradImages® will contact you when photos are available for online viewing and ordering.  While there is no obligation to make a purchase, proofs will be emailed and mailed to your address.  You can add up to six (6) family members’ contact information to help share the good news and the photos, just add the information to the GradImages® website. Lindenwood University has no affiliation with the photographer; inquiries should be directed to GradImages® Customer Service Department at www.gradimages.com, or by mail at GradImages®, 3490 Martin Hurst Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32312.

Once again, congratulations!  As we mark yet another memorable event together, we share your excitement as we participate in another commencement ceremony for the Lindenwood University - Belleville campus, and celebrate you as you become one of Lindenwood University – Belleville’s newest alumni.

Best Wishes,
Sandy Mulitsch
Assistant Registrar
Academic Services




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