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Reader Card

Your name will be announced as you walk across the stage at Commencement by way of your Reader Card. This card has your Diploma Name, degree, school, and graduation honors (if applicable). This card is useful to help you locate where you line up at Commencement and will help the card reader properly pronounce your name as you cross the stage.  

Class of 2021

Reader cards will be ready to pick up at the Registrar’s Office in Wood Hall. 

  • Monday, May 10–Friday, May 14 from 9: a.m.– 4 p.m. 
  • Photo ID is required to pick up your card  
  • All graduates must pick up their reader card before lining up for the Commencement procession. See sample reader card.

Class of 2020

Reader cards will be available to pick up on the morning of Commencement when lining up for the procession. You will fill-in the “sounds like”/phonetic spelling area when you pick up your reader card. Please download the attached worksheet prior to picking up your card so that you are prepared to add the sounds like/phonetic spelling of your name to your Reader Card. Your Reader Card also has requested information from the commencement photographer on the back side.