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Caps & Gowns
All students, regardless of their major, wear the same graduation regalia (cap, gown, hood, and black tassel). Please order here. You can also order components of the outfit (e.g. hood only). The deadline for ordering is April 1 and the cost for the complete outfit is $51.95. After April 1, orders can be placed at https://www.smcmbooks.com and the price is $61.95. Orders will be available for payment and pick-up at the Campus Store starting May 9. If you need your order shipped to your home address or if you have any other questions, please contact Richard Wagner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are picking up your regalia at the Campus Store, please place your order at https://www.smcmbooks.com.
You can order diploma frames here. The size of diplomas changed from 8 ½” x 11” to 11” x 14” in 2021.
Announcements & Class Rings (by Balfour)Shop at https://www.balfour.com/smcm or call 1-877-225-3687 to order personalized graduation announcements and your official class ring.
The Alumni AssociationAlthough your transition from student to alum isn’t what anyone envisioned, life at St. Mary’s College doesn’t end with graduation! Remember, you’re only a student for a few years, but you’re an alum for life. Check out all of the exciting events, benefits, and special opportunities available exclusively to our alumni community. Learn more about the Alumni Association
A Message from the Alumni CouncilThis vibrant community of 15,000+ alumni proudly welcomes you into the Alumni Association. With regional chapters across the country and a growing list of affinity chapters, our vast network of graduates look forward to connecting with you professionally and socially. Get Involved in the Alumni Association
Searching for a jobThe Career Advisors are available for virtual appointments! To schedule an appointment, please email your availability to email@example.com. Include any relevant information including resume, cover letter, job postings that interest you and anything else about your job search process that would assist us in helping you. Career Advisers will be able to assist you via email and Google Hangouts during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) Visit the Career Center online
St. Mary’s College Student ExclusiveYou have the opportunity to utilize Job-IQ, an online networking platform that teaches career exploration, resume development, and interview and networking skills. Job-IQ includes personal guidance by matching you with an alumni or professional mentor. Join Job-IQ Now
Lavender Graduation is a special ceremony that honors the achievements of graduating gender, sexual minority students and distinguished allies. Our goal is to provide a venue to demonstrate the success of our community members in a personal, entertaining, and celebratory way.
April 29 at 3 p.m. in Daugherty-Palmer Commons
The Office of the Registrar is the central office that manages academic records, registration, course and classroom scheduling, grading processes, applications of academic and administrative policy, and procedures toward graduation certification.
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Learn about Graduation Requirements
Student LoansUpon graduating and prior to beginning repayment, you are required to complete exit counseling if you have received any Subsidized/Unsubsidized Stafford or Graduate PLUS loan through the Direct Loan (DL) program. Exit counseling will provide information about borrow rights, responsibilities regarding loan repayment and review the TEACH Grant service requirements.
National Student Loan Data SystemTo determine how much you have received in federal loans and/or TEACH Grants, you should consult the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Complete your exit counseling requirements online by following the steps provided below:
- Go to https://studentaid.gov/ and sign in with your FSA ID
- Go to Manage Loans
- Click on Complete Exit Counseling and follow the prompts to complete the exit counseling process which covers all DL borrowers
For more information on loan repayment plans, please visit https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/repayment/plans.