IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR SPRING 2020 GRADUATES
Dear Crowder Graduate,
Congratulations on your Spring 2020 graduation from Crowder College! We commend you on this educational accomplishment and we want to celebrate with you.
As you know, due to federal and state social distancing guidelines, the Spring 2020 commencement ceremonies have been cancelled. Just like you and your family, we are saddened by this and we want to do all we can to support you and find creative ways to celebrate your accomplishment. Here is some good news regarding commencement!
Please call 417-455-5664 or email Records@crowder.edu if you have any questions about graduation.
Again, we are honored that you will soon be a Crowder College graduate!
Vice President of Student Affairs
Crowder College Commencement is a ceremony intended to honor, recognize, and celebrate student achievement for those who have completed academic requirements toward graduation. Commencement is held during both fall and spring semesters:
Commencement rehearsal/reception hosted by the Crowder College Foundation will be held the Thursday prior to the commencement ceremony, at 2:00 pm in the Wright Conference Center located inside Farber Hall on the Neosho campus. All graduates are urged to attend.
Order your cap, gown, and announcement (if desired) at the following link: Graduation Regalia from Balfour
Commencement Regalia – Student Regalia my include an honor cord and/or a graduation stole.
Organizations that wish to recognize individuals with either an honor cord or stole must obtain approval from the Vice President of Student Affairs.
Each student will be responsible for the cost of a cap and gown (regalia) and any cords or stoles unless otherwise noted.
Commencement Regalia is listed in the Student Handbook
Complete application for graduation through My Crowder or in our Records Office.
Professional photos taken during commencement may be purchased online through Grad Images.
Parents, Family, and Guests
We are encouraging our graduates, family, and guests to arrive early. Escorts will be on-site to assist graduates, family, and guests to available parking and seating areas.
Limited mobility or special needs?
Please contact the Student Accessibility Office, (417) 455-5733. Guests having limited mobility or special needs are strongly advised to arrive early (at least one hour before the ceremony begins). Allow plenty of time to park, enter the Crowder College Gymnasium and find convenient seating. The admission doors will open an hour prior to the ceremony.
In the event of inclement weather, commencement will still be held in the Bob Sneller Gymnasium; however, no graduate processional will occur. Graduates will be seated in their designated location to begin the ceremony.
For more information regarding commencement please contact the Crowder College Records Office: