Prior to Feb. 1

Students completing degree requirements in Spring 2016 or Summer 2016 should notify the Registrar's Office of your intent to graduate by completing the "Online Application for Degree," found as a link on your myGoucher account, and ordering your regalia (cap, gown, hood, and tassel). Any student planning to participate in the May ceremony who has not completed this form by February 1 will be charged a late fee.

Feb. 16-17

Order commencement announcements: Goucher College Bookstore. Students who cannot be on campus during these dates should order their announcements at www.balfour.com11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Feb. 29

Last day for May 2016 and August 2016 degree candidates to order regalia through the "Online Application for Degree" link on your myGoucher account. After this date, students wishing to participate in May will need to go to the Student Administrative Services office to complete necessary paperwork. Orders posted after February 1 will incur a late fee.

May 16

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Lavender Ceremony,
Buchner Hall
For further information please contact the Center for Race, Equity, and Identity at 410-337-6532.

May 16-20

Regalia distribution: Goucher College Bookstore.

May 19

The Goucher Phi Beta Kappa Annual Spring Initiation Ceremony and Champagne Reception is scheduled for 11am in the Hyman Forum in the Athenaeum. 11:00 a.m.
For further information please email Milena Rodban at

Kente Cloth Ceremony,
Merrick Hall
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
For further information please contact the Center for Race, Equity, and Identity at 410-337-6532.

Baccalaureate, Kraushaar Auditorium
4:30 p.m.

May 20


9:15 a.m.
Assembling of Graduates. Report to Rosenberg Gallery in Kraushaar Auditorium.

10:30 a.m.
Commencement exercises will be held on the Margaret M. Winslow Great Lawn, between the Sanford J. Ungar Athenaeum and Katharine and Jane Welsh Hall. Tickets are not required. A reception will immediately follow commencement at about 1:00 p.m.

Contact information:Vice President and Dean of Students Office - 410-337-6150
Events, Conferences, and Summer Programs Office - 410-769-5054
Registrar's Office - 410-337-6090