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  Commencement PCOM D.O.

Information for 2013 Graduates


Commencement Announcements
Each student will receive 25 announcements with personalized name cards.  Please refer to Nucleus for additional information.

Commencement Tickets
Students will receive 6 Commencement tickets.  Please refer to Nucleus for additional information.

Rehearsal, Class Photograph and Barbeque
Rehearsal will be held on the week before the ceremony on campus. It will last approximately 2 hours.

All details of the commencement ceremony will be covered, including times, marshalling order, roll call, etc. It is important that all graduates attend.

After rehearsal, the class photograph will be taken in the Donor Garden with your caps and gowns. This will be followed by a barbeque.

Dinner Dance
Commencement Dinner Dance will be held the week prior to Commencement at Drexelbrook in Drexel Hill, PA. Parking is available on the premises.

Dress is black tie optional. Cocktails begin at 6:00 PM and dinner begins at 7:00 PM. Seating is by tables of 10. Dinner is followed by a program that includes award presentations and dancing.

A formal invitation for you and a guest will be sent from the Provost in early April. Please be sure to RSVP.

In keeping with our tradition, the Dean of the College hoods graduates. As an exception, we extend graduates the priveledge of having a close family member assist in the hooding ceremony.  The family member must be either an osteopathic or allopathic physician to participate.

The Hooding Information Form must be completed if you have a family member who meets the PCOM criteria as stated in the policy. Please refer to the Commencement Hooding Policy.  Both can be found on the Commencement section of Nucleus.

The formal commissioning of graduates in the military will take place on stage as part of the Commencement ceremony. Please refer to the Commissioning Policy on Nucleus. A separate communication with specific details will be sent by e-mail to each Army, Navy and Air Force graduate.

If you would like news of your graduation sent to your hometown newspaper and/or alumni magazine, please complete the publicity form.