Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708-0120 USA
- Send Graduation Invitations and Announcements to Family and Friends
You will be mailed ten announcements and invitations for your graduation ceremony to be shared with your family and friends.
- Reserve Lodging for Your Guests
If you have not already done so, you should make hotel reservations now!
A listing of local hotels is provided for your convenience. You can also visit the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau for additional area information and lodging options.
- Complete Graduation Attendance Survey and Request for Special Accommodations
A graduation attendance survey will be sent out for you to fill out. It is critical you complete this survey as it enables the Executive MBA Programs Office to plan accordingly for the graduation day festivities.
Part of the graduation attendance survey asks if you or any of your guests need special accommodations in regard to parking or seating. Please pay special attention to this section as you are completing the survey, so we can make sure we are prepared for you and your guests.
- Order Class Ring (Optional)
Students have the opportunity to order a class ring through Jostens.
- Pick Up Graduation Apparel
Pick up your apparel during lunch at the Thomas Center on the date and time designated on the Platform. The staff members distributing the caps and gowns will show you how the hood is to be worn, as it can be a bit tricky!
- Arrive Early for Class Photo and Line-Up
A class photo will be taken in front of the Fox Student Center at the Fuqua School of Business prior to the start of the ceremony on Saturday, July 20.
Graduates need to arrive at the Fox Student Center by 8:45 am for the class photo. Once the photo has been taken, graduates will be instructed on how to line up for the commencement procession into Geneen Auditorium.
- Review Recent Graduates Website
Fuqua's Development and Alumni Relations team has developed a website to assist recent graduates in their transition to becoming alumni. The website serves as a great resource for graduates of all programs at Fuqua.