The Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m in the Field House of the Wellness & Recreation Complex on the Springfield College campus. Coupled with Homecoming Weekend (Sept. 30-Oct. 3), students can expect an opportunity to walk across a stage in their regalia; celebrate with faculty, family, and friends; and enjoy a reception hosted by President Mary-Beth Cooper and members of the Springfield College Alumni Council following the ceremony.
All 2020 graduates will be contacted by the Office of the Registrar staff to confirm their attendance.
Academic regalia is required at Commencement should be purchased through Herff-Jones at the following link: Herff-Jones. Master's and doctoral students who are unsure of the appropriate hood color should refer to this chart.
For students who are not able to attend in person, the ceremony also will be streamed live and links will be posted prior to the ceremony.
Questions About Commencement
For general questions regarding the Commencement ceremonies, please contact email@example.com.
Accessibility and Accommodations
Live captioning and sign language interpreters will be provided. For more information about accessibility at the events or to request disability-related accommodations, please contact staff at Disability & Accessibility Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or (413) 748-3389.
Special invitation to Class of 2020 Food Truck Festival
President Mary-Beth Cooper and members of the Springfield College Alumni Council invite you and your family to a Class of 2020 Food Truck Festival on Saturday, Oct. 2, immediately following the Commencement ceremony.
Please join President Cooper and the members of the Alumni Council behind the Field House for an array of fun, food, festivity, and music, all compliments of the Alumni Association. There also will be a cubs play area for the young members of your family we hope become future Springfield College students!
While this festival is with our compliments, we ask you to please register below so we can accommodate all attendees.
For questions regarding this festival, please email the Alumni Relations staff at email@example.com. For questions regarding the Commencement exercises, please email academicaffairs@springfield.
Springfield College is following COVID guidelines shared by the Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Please visit springfield.edu/covid for the latest updates.
We at Springfield College enjoy the opportunity to welcome our alumni guests back to the campus. Alumni visitors are considered esteemed guests and are asked to comport themselves as such and in accordance with College guidelines and policies. We know that, as a member of our community that is rooted in our Humanics philosophy, you will support us when we say that there will be zero tolerance for behavior that is counterintuitive to our policies and philosophy. To enter the registration site, please read our Discrimination and Harassment Policy; Alcoholic Beverages Policy; and Smoke-free, Tobacco-free Policy at the link above, and indicate that you have done so by clicking the "Accept and Register" button.
If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations for the Food Truck Festival, please contact the Alumni Relations staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need to get in touch with someone?
If you need to get in touch with an office, department, or division during Commencement Weekend, use one of the numbers below.
|Office of Academic Affairs||(413) 748-3197|
|Business Office||(413) 748-3116|
|Emergency Line||(413) 748-5555|
|Office of the Registrar||(413) 748-3530|
|School of Arts and Sciences||(413) 748-3713|
|School of Physical Education, Performance, and Sport Leadership||(413) 748-3385|
|School of Health Sciences||(413) 748-3820|
|School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences||(413) 748-3065|
|Office of Student Affairs||(413) 748-3100|
|Office of Student Activities||(413) 748-3142|