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For Graduates

Detailed information is provided by Campus Activities throughout your last year at Vassar. Please check your Vassar email address for information about Commencement and related deadlines. Contact the Campus Activities Office if you have other questions or concerns regarding commencement.

Vassar Rings

If you would like to purchase a Vassar ring, please contact Herff Jones1-800-837-4235

Graduation Announcements

To order announcements and other graduation products, log on to: www.herffjones.com/college/vassarcollege

Questions? Please contact Yona Benyamini.

Yearbook Information and Orders


Academic Dress

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 or log on to:  www.herffjones.com/college/vassarcollege.

Commencement Rehearsal

Rehearsal is Friday, May 24, 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.


GradImages is the official commencement photographer. Your proofs may be ready to view as soon as 48 hours after the ceremony. You can view your photos online at www.gradimages.com. If you have questions about ordering your photos, please contact the GradImages Customer Service Department at 800-261-2576 or via email at www.gradimages.com/Home/EmailUs.

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, 2019.