ASHS Commencement - Online graduation
Thursday, March 6, 2014
A.T. Still University - Arizona
A complete commencement orientation schedule can be viewed online (here).
Friday, March 7, 2014
Mesa Arts Center
9:00 a.m.; Seating Available 8:30 a.m.
The following is a check-list to help ensure you will complete all requirements to participate in your ceremony:
1) Graduation RSVP
2) Gown and Tam/Tassel
4) Guest Hooder (Optional)
All students of A.T. Still University are required to RSVP to their respective graduation ceremony. To ensure your name is printed in the official commencement program, you must submit an RSVP 30 days before the date of the ceremony.
The RSVP can be accessed online and are program specific; please click on the appropriate link below. Ensure you are logged into the ATSU Portal (here) before accessing the form:
Health Sciences (DHSc)
Human Movement (HM)
Occupational Therapy (AMOT)
Physical Therapy (TDPT)
Physician Assistant (APA)
Graduates are responsible for purchasing their own gown and tassel [Masters]/ tam [Doctorate] for their commencement ceremony.
Oak Hall is the preferred vendor for ATSU commencement regalia; to order navigate to Oak Hall’s online ordering system (available here). ATSU - Arizona does not have an on-campus bookstore or venue to purchase so please ensure you order from Oak Hall early to avoid additional shipping costs.
The Department of Student Affairs will purchase Master/Doctoral hoods for each graduate participating in her/his ceremony; these hoods will be provided during the Hooding Ceremony.
- Navigate to CB Announcements/ Balfour online (available here).
- Select Your State: Arizona
- Select Your School: A.T. Still University
- Ceremony Month: Specific
- Press Continue.
Guest Hooder (Optional)
Each graduate will be hooded by her/his Department Chair; if a Graduate has an individual she/he wants to hood them they may request that option. Graduates may request up to two Guest Hooders.
Individuals meeting the following criteria may apply to be a guest hooder during the commencement ceremony:
- Guest Hooder must hold a terminal degree [i.e.: DMD, DDS, DO, MD, Ph.D, Ed.D, Au.D., D.P.T., etc.) or equivalency of the degree being conferred.
- All requests are subject to the final approval of the A.T. Still University President.
Note: members of the A.T. Still University faculty do not qualifiy as a guest hooder; those request will need to be directed to your progam chair/director.
Complete the online form (accessible here) to submit your request. Note: you must access this form via your @atsu.edu username.
Grad Images is the official photographer of ATSU commencement celebrations; please navigate to their web site for ordering instructions (available here).
Diplomas will be ordered after all grades are received at the end of the academic semester/quarter. It will tax approximately 6 to 8 weeks after your ceremony to receive your diploma.
To ensure proper delivery of your diploma contact the Office of the Registrar (available here) to make necessary updates. The Office of the Registrar also offers more details on your diploma online (here).