Phonetic Name Pronunciation Form

Please take a moment to fill out this Pronunciation Form.

Print your full name and phonetic spelling or a familiar word that rhymes with your name, so we know how it sounds. Syllables are separated by dashes. Stressed syllables are capitalized. For example, Raul Gonzalez: rah-OOL gon-SAL-les


If you are particularly concerned about the pronunciation of your name, or are unsure about how to write it phonetically, call 301-624-2726 or speak with a Bookstore associate when you pick up your regalia and tickets.


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Thursday, May 23,2019
6:00 p.m.

Contact Information


Ceremony Coordinator
Phone: 301.624.2726

Associate Registrar
Phone: 301.846.2655

2018-2019 Graduation Dates & Deadlines

*Students must submit an application for graduation through their Student PeopleSoft Account or by paper application*

August 2018 Graduation
Confer date: 8/30/18
Last day to apply: 8/15/18
Posting date (showing on transcript): No later than 9/30/18
Diplomas mailed: October 2018

December 2018 Graduation
Confer date: 12/30/18
Last day to apply: 12/15/18
Posting date (showing on transcript): No later than 1/30/19
Diplomas mailed: February 2019

January 2019 Graduation
Confer date: 1/30/19
Last day to apply: 1/15/19
Posting date (showing on transcript): No later than 2/28/19
Diplomas mailed: March 2019

May 2019 Graduation
Confer date: 5/23/19
Last day to apply: 4/15/19
Posting date (showing on transcript): No later than 6/23/19
Diplomas mailed: July 2019