Eligibility, Honors & Diplomas


You are eligible to particpate in May 2016 Commencement Ceremonies if:

  • You are graduating in December 2015, May 2016, or August 2016.
  • You have not previously had your name listed in a Geneseo Commencement Program
  • You have not participated in an earlier Geneseo Commencement ceremony for the degree you are earning

To be listed in the Commencement Program, a Graduation Application (undergraduates) or a Diploma Application for Master's Degree (graduate students) must be on file with the Graduation Records Office.

No student may be listed in more than one Commencement Program or receive tickets for more than one ceremony.

Complete details on eligibilty can be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin under 'Graduation'.


Students can verify their graduation application/diploma information in their Knightweb account under 'View Graduation Application' in 'Student Records'.

Any questions should be directed to the Graduation Records Office, Erwin 106.

Diplomas are mailed within 90 days of student's graduation date.


Final honors for December 2015 graduates will be listed in the Commencement Program for those students attending May 2016 ceremony. Tentative honors are listed for May 2016, August 2016 and December 2016 graduates and do not include any Spring 2016 coursework. Final honors, based on the final cumulative GPA, will be noted on the diploma and transcript.