Attention 2009 Graduates - Important Information

03/30/2009

COMMENCEMENT 2009

Galveston College Commencement
May 14th at 7:30 p.m.
Moody Gardens Convention Center – Expo C


Caps and Gowns:

Students can purchase caps and gowns at the Galveston College Bookstore for $32.03 beginning April 15th.

Faculty and Staff who need regalia should contact the Galveston College Bookstore no later than April 12, 2009.

Phi Theta Kappa Members:

Phi Theta Kappa members participating in the commencement ceremony should contact Janene Davison at jdavison@gc.edu or go to her office at N-328, to purchase the honors stole for $19.

Announcements:

Announcements (invitations) are available to order on-line at www.balfourcollege.com or by telephone at (877) 225-3687.

Photographs:

Ceremonial photographs will be available on-line at www.gc.edu to view and order within five business days after commencement.

Tickets and Parking:

Tickets are not required and seating is on a first-come basis. Parking is available in the Moody Gardens parking garage at no cost.

Diplomas:

Diplomas will be available in the Office of Admissions beginning May 15th through May 21st. Diplomas that are not picked-up by May 21st will be mailed to the address of record on May 26th (graduates are encouraged to update their mailing address via Campus Online or visit the Office of Admissions).

 ORDER OF EVENTS:

President’s Breakfast

 When:  May 14th, Thursday at 9:00 a.m.
 Where:  Moody Gardens Convention Center – Expo A2
 Address:  Seven Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77551

Commencement Rehearsal

 When:  Immediately following the President’s Breakfast – May 14th
 Where:  Moody Gardens Convention Center – Expo C
 Address:  Seven Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77551

Nursing Recognition Ceremony

 When:  May 14th, Thursday at 2:30 p.m. - arrive and present by 2:00 p.m.
 Where: Moody Gardens Convention Center – Expo C
 Address:  Seven Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77551

Commencement Ceremony

 When:  May 14th, Thursday – arrive and present by 7:00 p.m.
 Where: Moody Gardens Convention Center – Expo C
 Address:  Seven Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77551