Information for Seniors

The following information is for the Class of 2015.  Information for the Class of 2016 will be posted Fall 2015.

Senior Week is May 26-29, 2015.

Academic Dress (Caps & Gowns)

Academic dress is required to march at Commencement. Purchase your caps and gowns at the College Store in the Juliet Building at the corner of Raymond Avenue and Collegeview. 

Vassar Rings

If you would like to purchase a Vassar ring, please contact Balfour Class Rings.

Graduation Announcements

To order announcements and other graduation products please log on to:
Questions?  Please email Yona Benyamini.

Yearbook Information and Orders

Search Vassarion from Vassar's homepage or visit:
Inquiries to:

Commencement Rehearsal

Rehearsal is Friday, May 29, at 9:00am. Be sure to clear financial obligations with the Office of Student Accounts. Return library books.

Senior Line-up

Graduates should arrive at the commencement site by 9:00am on the morning of Commencement. Campus Activities Office staff will assist you in lining up in order. Staying in order is important to the photographer and families who are following the program.

Off-campus Seniors

If you do not plan to return to campus to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, you must notify the Dean of Studies (Box 5), in writing, or fax (845-437-7060), by April 15, 2015.

Important Numbers:

Campus Activities: (845) 437-5370
Student Accounts: (845) 437-5245
Dean of Studies: (845) 437-5255
Residential Life: (845) 437-5860
Campus Activities Fax: (845) 437-7801


We hope this information will be useful to you in your planning. Please refer to the college website for up-to-date information regarding commencement. Also please contact the Campus Activities Office if you have other questions or concerns regarding commencement.

Campus Activities Office
Vassar College, Box 715
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0715
(845) 437-5370