Frequently Asked Questions
All eligible May 2024 graduates are able to attend commencement. The Graduation Application is your RSVP for the commencement ceremony. It provides the committee with your updated information for the ceremony and the diploma. Designated faculty (certifiers) will pre-certify students within each academic program to ensure the eligibility of all candidates. The pre-certification process dates for 2024 are TBD.
Once approved for commencement, all eligible May 2024 graduates will receive an email with instructions on how to complete the graduation application. August 2023 and December 2023 graduates will receive communications to their UB email address. The graduation application is due April 5, 2024.
University of Bridgeport will host two May 2024 in-person Commencement Ceremonies. The ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2024.
Each graduating student will receive 6 tickets for their guests
The $150 graduation fee covers the cost of auditing and maintenance of the student’s academic record. It is not a charge for the ceremony.
For more information, please see: Miscellaneous Fees and Deposits
Your honor stoles and/or cords will be made available to you upon receiving your cap and gown. Please note that Latin honors are based a cumulative GPA and UB credits received by the fall 2023 semester. Latin honors are only observed for undergraduate students. Contact your department chair regarding eligibility and distribution of Latin cords.