Welcome to the Grad Fest, your one stop center to take care of all your needs prior to graduation. The Grad Fest provides an opportunity for you to get clearance in order to participate and receive your diploma at the Commencement Exercises. At this time, you will be able to finalize any outstanding paperwork; receive clearance from the Office of the Registrar, Bursar Office, and Financial Assistance Office. You will also be able to order your class ring, purchase your cap and gown and announcements. Representatives from the Phi Theta Kappa and Alumni associations will also be present.
The following are participating in the Grad Fest:
- Office of the Registrar
- Financial Assistance Office
- Bursar's Office
- Phi Theta Kappa Association
- Candid Campus Photography, Inc.
- Barnes & Noble
- Alumni Association
Grad Fest Process
The entire process should not take more than an hour.
Present your Delgado or picture ID to the person at Registrar’s desk to make sure you are on the potential graduate list. The following will take place:
- Receive a print-out verification slip
- Check and verify your diploma name, mailing address, email and cell phone number
- Complete Grad Survey only if online Grad Survey was not completed prior to GradFest
- Receive graduation brochure
You will be able to check the following:
- Financial holds
- Outstanding balance for the current semester
You will receive information for or on how to do the following:
- Perform an Exit Financial Assistance Interview only if online exit was not completed prior to Gradfest
Barnes & Noble
Cap, Gown, and announcements will be available for purchase. Only cash or check will be accepted as a form of payment at this station. All credit card purchases must be made at the Bookstore.
A Balfour representative will be available to assist you in ordering class rings an personalize invitations. Various samples will be on display.
Phi Theta Kappa
If you are a member of PTK, please add your name to the list so the representative can add your name to the potential graduates. Also, you can request information on how to order your PTK tassel and stole.
A representative will be available to assist you in registering your membership for the Delgado Alumni Association.
Resolution (Registrar's Office)
If applicable, diploma verification request forms will be collected and any additional documents pertaining to graduation.
Your participation is required and appreciated.