EMSS | Graduating Students
Congratulations! You are getting ready to become one of nearly 19,000 University of Guam alumni who are making a difference in Guam, the Region, and all over the world.
We've set up this webpage to provide you with important information as you get ready for the upcoming Fañomnåkan 2021 Commencement Ceremony. Please read through the Frequently Asked Questions and mark your calendars with the importand dates listed.
We are committed to making the ceremony as special and as memorable for you as possible.
For more information, contact:
|Marissa Barcinas||Undergraduate students with last names beginning with letters with A-Lemail@example.com|
|Jennifer Chong||Undergraduate students with last names beginning with letters with M-Zfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Maria Caringal||All graduate email@example.com|
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) advises that all individuals attending graduation ceremonies must pre-register in order to be allowed entrance to attend the event (refer to DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-14 (Amendment #1)). Therefore, all graduating students must complete the survey linked below BEFORE receiving their graduation tickets to indicate who will be attending the commencement as a guest. All students must bring their student ID (or any valid picture ID) when picking up their tickets at the Student Services Center.
NOTE: For any accommodations for the commencement ceremony, please contact Sallie S. Sablan at (671) 735-2460 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To complete the survey, click on the link below or scan the QR code:
When you apply for graduation, an evaluation of your courses, credits, and gpa will be done by the Records Office (for Masters Students, please contact the Graduate Studies Office) to determine if you have met the degree requirements. The evaluation is based on the degree requirements from your catalog-in-force. You will be contacted to pick up a printout of the evaluation.
The main components are:
General Education Credit Requirements (55 credits)
Major course, credit, and grade requirements
Overall completion of at least 124 credits; of which 32 credits must be earned from UOG courses
Overall upper division (300/400 level) course completion of at least 40 credits
Cumulative minimum GPA of 2.00 (some majors require higher GPA's; do consult your catalog for details)
Students with Bursar's Office or Library obligations may not be allowed to participate in the commencement ceremony and will receive their diplomas and transcripts when accounts are cleared. Please proceed to the Bursar's Office (Administration Building) and the Library to check the status of your account and make payment if necessary.
Non-payment will result in referral to the University’s external collection agency and will be reported to the credit bureau. Students will be referred 30 days after the date of Commencement.
You can contact the Bursar's Office at email@example.com.
You will receive an email notification from the Triton Bookstore to pick-up your cap and gown. You may contact 735-2931/34 for more information.
Men – white or light colored shirt with a conservative tie (dark blue, maroon, gray, or black) and dark (preferably black) trousers with black socks and shoes. Please, no white socks, tennis shoes, zorries, or sandals.
Women – dark dress (preferably black) worn under the gown with black shoes. Please, no white stockings, tennis shoes, or zorries. Hair style should accommodate the cap to be worn level on top of the head.
May 14, 2021
Last Day of Classes for Fañomnåkan 2021 and Petition to Withdraw
May 16, 2021
Baccalaureate Mass Rehearsal/ Practice scheduled for 5:00 pm at the Santa Teresita Catholic Church, Mangilao
May 17-19, 2021
Final Exam Week
May 19, 2021
Baccalaureate Mass scheduled for 6:00 pm at the Santa Teresita Catholic Church, Mangilao
May 21, 2021
Graduation Rehearsal/ Practice scheduled for 5:30 pm at the Paseo Stadium, Hagatna
May 19, 2020
Photo Submissions Due on May 19, 2021 (Wednesday) by 12:00 noon
May 23, 2021
Commencement Ceremony scheduled for 6:30 pm at the Paseo Stadium, Hagatna
***Due May 19, 2021 by 12:00 noon***