Commencement Fee Waiver/Refund

The Commencement Fee is a one-time $50.00 fee that is charged in the student's first matriculated semester, of each enrolled program to cover the cost of the diplomas, program expenses, mailing fees, and other expenses associated with graduation regardless of whether the student intends to participate in the commencement ceremony. To request a waiver of the Commencement Fee, please complete the form below. Please direct any questions to the Special Events Office at

Special Events Coordinator
Amber Baines
Phone: 315-386-7918