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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 and Graduation Products

If you would like to purchase a Vassar ring, order announcements, or other graduation products, please visit Herff Jones’ website or call 1-800-837-4235.

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.

Commencement Rehearsal

Rehearsal is Friday, May 26, 2017 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, 2017.