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The Kaplan University Hagerstown campus and Rockville Learning Center in Maryland host two graduation ceremonies per year: one in June and one in December. The next Maryland ceremony will be Sunday, December 4, 2016.
Kaplan University campus and online students are eligible to walk in the graduation ceremony if they have completed or will complete all graduation requirements prior to December 31, 2016.
North Hagerstown High School1200 Pennsylvania Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Maryland Morning Ceremony Schedule Commencement for graduates in the Schools of Business and Technology, Health Sciences, and Nursing
Maryland Afternoon Ceremony ScheduleCommencement for graduates in the School of Education and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
You must complete the following 3
steps to attend the Maryland Graduation:
STEP 1: Click here to register by completing the Maryland Graduation Participation form. Deadline is October 21, 2016 (forms will not
be accepted after deadline)
STEP 2: Complete the Ceremony Fee Form to pay the
$100.00 graduation fee. Click here to
download the Ceremony Fee Form.
STEP 3: Order Cap/Gown/Tassel with Jostens by
October 21, 2016. Click here to
Open House at the Local Kaplan University, Hagerstown CampusKaplan University, Hagerstown campus will host an open house from 1:00 to 3:00 pm on December 4. The open house is for graduates and their families who would like to see a Kaplan University campus and take a tour of the facility. There is also a Kaplan University sign that makes a great backdrop for photos. The location of the open house is less than a half mile away from the graduation ceremony venue, North Hagerstown High School. The address of the open house is:
Kaplan University, Hagerstown Campus18618 Crestwood DriveHagerstown, MD 21742
Take the second Kaplan School Entrance located at the bottom of the hill on Crestwood Drive to park and enter the facility.
Register via the link in the Deadlines section below.
Kaplan University graduates may attend any of the Kaplan University campus ceremonies, including the online ceremony in Chicago. Click here for a list of campus commencement dates, time, and locations.
Please note that each graduation ceremony has a different registration process so please click here for a list of graduation ceremony contacts from each location.
Maryland Graduation Ceremony FeeThe ceremony fee to attend the Maryland graduation is $100.00. The ceremony fee covers the following items:
This fee does not cover the graduate's cap and gown as regalia must be ordered directly through Jostens by clicking here.
Diplomas are not distributed at the graduation ceremony. Diplomas are mailed by the Office of the Registrar approximately 8 weeks after completion of the final class and all program and financial requirements have been confirmed by University officials according to the University Catalog.
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