The 2013 Commencement for the School of Law was held on Sunday, May 12 at the TD Bank Sports Center. View coverage from the ceremony.
- Location, Order of Processional + Reception
- Tickets + Invitations
- Programs, Photography + Flowers
- Speaker Information
- Cap + Gown Information
- Commencement Fair
Order of Processional
All candidates for degrees must report to the TD Bank Sports Center by 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2013. The ceremony will begin promptly at 3 p.m.
Students line up on the TD Bank Sports Center floor of the hockey arena.
The Commencement for the School of Law will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the TD Bank Sports Center on Sherman Avenue in Hamden.
Seating is unlimited, and no tickets are required for guests.
A reception in the Rocky Top Student Center on the York Hill Campus will follow the ceremony.
From Interstate 91
Take Exit 10 (Route 40 connector) to Route 10 North (Whitney Avenue). Go for three-quarters of a mile and turn left onto Sherman Avenue. The TD Bank Sports Center is approximately one-quarter of a mile on the right, across from a hiking/biking trail and its parking lot.
From Route 15 (Merritt Parkway)
Take Exit 61, Route 10 North (Whitney Avenue). Go for 2.7 miles and turn left onto Sherman Avenue. The TD Bank Sports Center is approximate one-quarter of a mile on the right across from a hiking/biking trail and its parking lot.
Maintaining the safety and security of everyone taking part in our commencement ceremonies at Quinnipiac University is of utmost importance. To that end, certain items are prohibited at the TD Bank Sports Center. No alcoholic beverages, coolers, backpacks, large handbags, metal folding seat cushions, seats that clamp onto bleachers, noisemaking devices, mace or similar substances, signs, sticks or poles or weapons of any type are permitted. Neither graduates nor their guests may bring any of these items into the ceremonies.
Guests will be subject to visual inspection of person, bags and clothing that can conceal prohibited items. Please feel free to bring cameras, video recorders, uncased binoculars, small handbags, pagers, cell phones, seat cushions, "umbrella"-type strollers and clothes for weather conditions. Your cooperation is appreciated.
The ceremony will have open seating and no tickets will be required.
You will receive a package of seven invitations for you to send to family and friends. Please note that these are not admission or seating tickets.
Commencement is a time filled with excitement and achievement. We extend a special invitation to you to join us on the Web for this year's celebration, which unites students, parents, faculty and administration.
View an archived recording of the live webcast of the ceremony.
If you or a member of your family is mobility-impaired and will require special accommodations to attend Commencement, please call Pat Polvani after April 15, 2013, at 203-582-8479. She will be happy to assist you.
Commencement programs listing graduates' names will be distributed at the ceremony.
A professional photographer from Grad Images will take pictures of each student as the diploma is presented. Copies will be available for purchase. Graduates can preregister their e-mail, and friends and family e-mail addresses and will be contacted as soon as their photos are available for online viewing and ordering. Preregister at http://www.gradimages.com/Register.cfm
Additional information regarding arrangements for those family members and friends taking long-range photos will be posted as it becomes available.
Flowers will be available for purchase for the convenience of family and friends.
Justice Dennis Eveleigh to address Class of 2013 at School of Law Commencement ceremony
An associate justice in the Connecticut Supreme Court will offer words of encouragement and advice at the University's School of Law Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 12.
The Honorable Dennis G. Eveleigh, will address the graduates in the TD Bank Sports Center at 3 p.m.
Eveleigh is the chairman of the Rules Committee of the Superior Court. He has served on a number of judicial branch committees, including as the chair of the Public Service and Trust Commission's Complex Litigation Committee. He has also served as a member of the Judicial Branch's Strategic Plan Implementation Committee, the Teleconferencing Committee, External Affairs Advisory Board, Judges' Advisory Committee on E-Filing and the Civil Commission.
All candidates for degrees must report dressed in their cap and gown.
Beginning Monday, April 22, students will be able to pick up their cap and gown at the Upper Level of the bookstore Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
If you are unable to pick-up your cap and gown in person, someone may do it for you. If you would like your cap and gown shipped to you, please leave a message with your name and phone number at 203-582-8431. Someone will return your call for full shipping information. Please note, the cap and gown are free of charge but there is a $6.95 shipping fee.
When you pick up your cap and gown, please immediately make sure that you have the following: cap, gown, hood and tassel. Also make sure that the gown is the proper size. Students may keep the cap, gown, hood and tassel. They do not need to be returned.
It will also be held on the North Haven Campus on Wednesday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Representatives from all offices involved in Commencement will distribute caps and gowns and answer questions.
Tickets will be available online. Please see the "Tickets + Invitations" section for more information.