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Announcements and Upcoming Events for College of Professional Studies Students
May 2017 Commencement Celebrations
College of Professional Studies Celebration: Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Charles E. Smith Center
University Commencement: Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. on the National Mall
University Commencement Student Speaker Competition
The deadline to submit materials for the University Commencement Student Speaker Competition is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Please visit the University Commencement Student Speaker website for further details.
CPS Commencement Student Speaker Competition
The deadline to submit materials for the 2017 CPS Commencement Student Speaker Competition is 11:59 pm EST on Friday, March 17th. Please see our CPS Commencement Student Speaker competition website for additional details.
Summer 2017 Course Registration
Summer 2017 course registration will open on March 1, 2017. You can find the schedule of classes on the Registrar's website by clicking on your campus location. If you do not know which courses to register for, please consult with your academic advisor or program director. Please contact email@example.com if you have questions regarding registration.
Summer 2017 Graduation Applications
Students who are on track to complete the requirements for their program in the summer 2017 semester and are no more than 9 credits away from graduation at the end of the spring 2017 semester may participate in the May 2017 Commencement ceremonies. If you wish to do so, you must register for summer 2017 courses and apply for summer 2017 graduation using the Online Graduation Application by March 15, 2017 (note - registration for summer sessions opens March 1st).
Summer graduates who wish to participate in May 2017 Commencement who do not apply for graduation by March 15th will need to apply for graduation by completing the late paper application and submiting it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Late paper applications will be assessed a $35 late application fee.
Spring 2017 Applications for Certificate Completion
Graduate certificate students on track to complete their certificate requirements during the spring 2017 semester need to complete the Application for Certificate Completion and submit it to Student Services by email to email@example.com or by fax to 703-299-4144. Spring 2017 Applications for Certificate Completion are due by April 1st, 2017.
Spring 2017 Graduation Applications
The deadline to apply online for spring 2017 graduation was February 1, 2017. Spring 2017 graduates who did not apply online for graduation by February 1st must now contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a late (paper) graduation application, which is subject to a $35 late fee.