For Graduates

Detailed information is provided by Campus Activities throughout your last year at Vassar. Please check your Vassar email address for information about Commencement and related deadlines. Contact the Campus Activities Office if you have other questions or concerns regarding Commencement.


The Vassarion team will distribute pre-ordered yearbooks in College Center. Contact for questions regarding yearbooks.


Diplomas will be distributed to all graduating seniors immediately following the Commencement ceremony.

Academic Dress

Academic dress is required to march at Commencement. Graduation caps, gowns, hoods and tassels are available at the College Store or by visiting the store online at for more information.


GradImages has been hired to take photographs of students at Commencement. You may contact a customer representative by calling 1-800-261-2576 or sending an email. Graduates can access their photos at .

Commencement Announcements, Diploma Frames, Vassar Class Rings

Contact Herff Jones to purchase commencement announcements, diploma frames, or a Vassar ring at