Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel

School of Applied Social Sciences

Important Dates

Sunday, March 1: Commencement Registration Begins

If you are participating in commencement you must participate in both the university convocation and Mandel School diploma exercises.

All students attending any of the commencement ceremonies are required to register by Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. EDT. Register now for commencement.

Wednesday, March 4: Doctoral Fitting

10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Gund Hall, School of Law

Friday, March 20: Doctoral Fitting

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Iris S. and Bert L. Wolstein Research Building, School of Medicine. View details for doctoral fittings.

Wednesday, March 25 and Thursday, March 26: Grad Fair 2015

You can purchase and pick up your cap and gown at the Case Western Reserve University Grad Fair at the University Bookstore in Uptown at Euclid and E. 115 from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. or contact the University Bookstore in person or by phone at 216.368.2650.

Wednesday, April 1: Registration Deadline

5 p.m. EDT Deadline for registering to participate in commencement online at the commencement website.

Monday, April 13: Tickets

Convocation and Diploma Ceremony tickets will be mailed to August 2014 and January 2015 graduates who registered for commencement. May 2015 graduates can pick up tickets in person from Mandel School Room 121.

Friday, May 15

Be sure that all your financial obligations to the university, including outstanding tuition, any parking or library fines, are paid. Diplomas will be withheld until financial obligations are met.

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Sunday, May 17: Commencement Day

8:00 a.m.

Convocation Robing Location and Line Up (Mandel School Graduates): Mandel School, 3rd Floor

Convocation Robing Location and Line Up (PhD Graduates): School of Graduate Studies, Tomlinson Hall

9:30 a.m.

University Convocation: Veale Convocation Center. This is a ticketed event. This ceremony is mandatory for all Mandel School graduates

11 a.m.

Doors to Amasa Stone Chapel open for guest seating.

Tickets are required for this ceremony.

11:45 a.m.

Diploma Ceremony: Amasa Stone Chapel 10940 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Speaker: Marcia Levine, SASS '66

2 p.m.

Reception: Immediately following the Diploma Ceremony at the Mandel School.

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Irene Sogg Gross Service Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Irene Sogg Gross Service Award. This award was established by Milton Gross to honor the memory of his wife, a MSASS graduate in the class of 1940. It is given to a member of the graduating class, chosen by his or her peers, “in recognition of outstanding interest and accomplishments in the areas of humanitarian service.” A plaque and a small cash award will be presented at the commencement ceremonies to the student named by his or her classmates. Download the Nomination Form.

Graduate Diploma Ceremony Speaker Nomination

Please submit nomination of a classmate that you would like to speak on behalf of the Class of 2015 at the Diploma Ceremony on May 17, 2015. Download the Nomination Form.

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Contact Information

The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences Commencement Coordinator is Debra A. Fields, 216.368.2101, daf3@case.edu.

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