Antioch University New England invites you to our annual Commencement Exercises. This formal ceremony brings together participants from all academic departments. Eligible participants will include November 2012 graduates, April 2013 graduates, and spring semester 2013 finishers. “Finishers” are students who have registered by the spring 2013 semester for all courses, internships, and independent studies required for the degree and who are considered to be in good academic standing by the chairperson of their academic department.
Time and Location
Saturday, May 18, 2013
10am to noon
Keene Middle School
167 Maple Avenue
Keene, NH 03431
Intent to Participate
Please let us know if you intend to participate or not by clicking on the link below after reading the rest of this message.
Each participant will receive two printed Commencement tickets and directions to Keene Middle School. These tickets must be shown by guests in order to enter the auditorium. We are able to accommodate two guests per participant in the auditorium. Overflow seating will be available in the cafeteria, where additional guests will be able to watch a large-screen projection of the ceremony. As we get closer to the date, if additional tickets become available, we will distribute them to you through waiting lists kept by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.
It is customary that participants are suitably robed for this occasion, which is part of a longstanding respected academic tradition. Commencement attire consists of a gown, a hood, cap, and a tassel. You will be prompted to order any attire you might need after you complete the Intent to Participate form.
New attire can be ordered online directly from University Cap and Gown, or call them at 800-585-5500. You will need AUNE’s school ID# which is 00128. Please have your credit card ready.
Participant Arrival Time
Please arrive at the auditorium at the Keene Middle School on Saturday by 9am. Arriving by 9am will enable you to robe and assemble for the Academic Procession.
Cap and Gown Reuse program
A committee of 2003 commencement participants began the Cap and Gown Book Scholarship Fund. It supports students who are single parents. We are pleased that the Cap and Gown Reuse Program is available this year. For more information and to order commencement attire through this program, please click here. If you choose not to order commencement attire through this program there are two ways you can still participate:
- If you purchase new attire, please consider donating all or part of it following commencement to grow the scholarship program. Hoods are the most urgently needed. You will receive an acknowledgement for a gift-in-kind.
- Make an outright cash donation to the scholarship by sending a check payable to: AUNE Cap and Gown Scholarship, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, AUNE, 40 Avon Street, Keene, NH 03431
Questions about eligibility for participating in Commencement
Contact your Department Chair or Program Director
Questions about Commencement Exercises
Contact Faith Linsky, Director of Development and Alumni Relations, at 603-283-2163
Questions about New Attire
Contact Aaron at University Cap & Gown 800-585-5500
Questions about Cap and Gown Reuse Program
Contact Faith Wilder, Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 603-283-2439
Questions about Degree conferral and diplomas
Contact Susan Chamberlin, Registrar 603-283-2472