GSC Graduation Information - Good Samaritan College of Nursing

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GSC Graduation Information

Graduation Cap

Graduation Preparation Requirements
Graduation Celebration Information
Student Academic Regalia
Directions to Cathedral

Graduation Preparation Requirements

  • Application for December 2017 Graduation Due Date: TBA
  • Graduation Announcements/Invitation Orders Due Date: November 1st, 2017
  • Graduation Cap & Gown Orders Due Date: November 1st, 2017
  • Graduation Photography Date (8th Floor Formal Lounge):

    Associate Degree Graduate Photos: October 2, 2017

    Bachelor Degree Graduate Photos: TBD

  • Graduation Checklist Due Date: TBA

Graduation Celebration Information

  • Graduation Strawberry Breakfast (students only): December 7th, 2017 8:30am
  • Graduation Commencement: December 7th, 2017 3:00pm St. Peter in Chains Cathedral
  • Graduation Commencement Reception: December 7th, 2017 immediately following the ceremony in the cathedral undercroft

Student Academic Regalia

Graduation attire is a black cap and gown with an apricot tassel for nursing major and a sage tassel for health sciences major . Students should wear professional clothing and black, low heeled dress shoes.

Graduation cap, gown & tassel can be ordered online at or by calling Jostens’s at 1-800-854-7464. The graduation regalia will be mailed directly to your home and it may take up to four weeks to arrive in your home after ordering.

The cost is approx. $ 25.00 plus shipping and handling plus tax. The tax is based on the shipping address.

Orders for the cap and gown must be no later than 4 weeks prior to graduation. For the December 7th, 2017 graduation, the cap and gown must be ordered no later than November 1st, 2016. If you order past this deadline your shipping and handling fees almost double!

Directions to Cathedral

From GS College
Take Clifton Ave.; turn right onto Martin Luther King; turn right onto entrance of I-75 South; take 7th street exit; turn left onto Central Avenue. After about one block; turn right onto 7th Street and the Church is located immediately on your left. You can park across the street in a parking garage, on the street or in the parking lot located on the left side of the Church.