FAQs

Q. Where do I go to order academic regalia (cap, gown and hood)?

Contact the Bookstore at (410) 951-1222

Q. What color should the velvet on my hood be?

BA - white

BS - gold/yellow

BS in liberal arts - gold/yellow

BSN - apricot

BSW - citron

MAT - white

MED - light blue

MS - gold/yellow

MS in nursing - apricot

Q. Will guest need tickets to attend?

To ensure adequate seating the ceremony will be ticketed. The amount of tickets each candidate receives is limited by the seating capacity and by the number of graduates participating in the ceremony.

Q. Will the commencement be webcasted?

The ceremony will be webcasted and can be viewed on a telephone, computer or tablet.

Q. What time will the graduates have to arrive?

All members of the graduating class must arrive at 2:00 p.m. Please do not bring large purses, book bags, backpacks, cameras, etc.

Q. Will my name be announced at the Commencement?

Yes, all names are announced.

Q. What time will Commencement conclude?

The average duration of Commencement is 2 (two) hours.

Q. How do I find out about hotels and restaurants for my guest?

Check on http://www.baltimore.org for local hotels, restaurants and attractions.

Q. Where can I locate more information about Commencement at Coppin?

On Coppin's Commencement page

Q. What if I have a question that is not listed above?

Please contact Mary Wanza at 410-951-3405 or commencement@coppin.edu.