​Commencement FAQs

​​Information for Graduates, Family and Friends

  • How do I order my cap and gown for the commencement ceremony?
  • Do I need to purchase tickets for commencement?
  • Can my relatives participate in the commencement ceremony?
  • What do I need to bring with me to the commencement ceremony?
  • When should my guests arrive to the commencement ceremony?
  • Where can my guests find directions to USD and where should they park for the commencement ceremony?
  • Where does my family sit during commencement?
  • My family is coming from out of town, where should they stay?
  • What if my family is unable to attend commencement?
  • How do I order a DVD of the commencement ceremonies?
  • How do I order commencement photos?
  • When and how will I receive my USD School of Law diploma?