Senior Announcements Including 2017 Senior Video and Graduation Day 5/28

The World Premiere of the B.S., M.E. Class of 2017 Senior Video will be presented in Kimball B11 at 6:00pm on Saturday, May 13.  Starring your classmates, with cameos including Professors’ Williamson, Fisher, Louge, and Hernandez, and many surprises. Special thanks to creators, Andrew Tan and Emilie Camera, for their special gift to your Class of 2017.  

MAE Graduation Ticket pick-up deadline from Emily’s office will be extended until Wednesday, May 17.  Come to 106A Rhodes Hall, or, if you are not on Campus, please send Emily your address for mailing–but we’d prefer you to stop by so you can also let Emily know how you want your name said when you walk across the stage.  Remember, please give these tickets to your guests in advance. 

Paperwork and Advisor Approved Electives Due:  Students graduating in May have been notified about outstanding paperwork.  Please take care of these items asap.

Graduation Ceremony Related For M.E. Students Walking with the Class of 2017:

  1. Please see University Commencement schedule for Graduation Weekend:
  2. Please see MAE Graduation Ceremony schedule for Sunday, May 28:
  3. For non-severe weather instructions: On Sunday, May 28, students will need to be seated in the Graduation Tent on the Engineering Quad by 12:30.  We ask that you leave the Stadium immediately and join your guests after the completion of the MAE ceremony for the reception on the Engineering Quad.
  4. Please consult severe weather instructions for both the University and MAE May 28 graduation websites.
  5. Attire:  Warning: last year, due to downpours of rain, students wearing caps and gowns found their gowns bled onto their clothes–therefore, be prepared to dress appropriately if rain is predicted.  Also, please dress comfortably. We also encourage students not to wear heels because you’ll be walking on grass on Campus grounds and in the MAE Graduation Tent.

Attention Sophs and Juniors

  1. Want a free Mechanical Engineering Shirt?
  2. Want a free catered lunch?
  3. Want to make a little extra money-$12hr (or volunteer)?

Well, if you’ve answered yes to three out of the three questions and are available from 11:30-2:30 on Sunday, May 29, then you can serve as an usher for the MAE Graduation Ceremony, held in the Graduation Tent on the Engineering Quad.  If interested, please contact

Graduation Information for MechE Seniors

If you are graduating May 2015 and have not yet met with Nanette for your final audit:

Final Audits Schedule (no need to bring any paperwork–we have your checklist on file).

Please stop by Nanette’s office  between 9:00am -11:00 am or  2:00-4:30 pm on any of  the following dates:

If your last name begins with…

L through P – go to 104 Upson on any day  between April 10 and April 15

Q through T – go to 104 Upson on any day between April 16 and April 22

U through Z – go to 104 Upson on any day between April 23 and April 29

Have you ordered your cap and gown yet?  Deadline (no fee) April 15: (cut and paste):

Advisor Approved Electives approval is due by April 15.  You can e-mail your advisor and request your advisor copy with their approval.  Or, complete this form and submit to 104 Upson: advisor_approved_electives

Consult the University Commencement site and the MAE Graduation site for schedules for graduation weekend.  You will be receiving a survey in mid-April asking how many tickets you need to the MAE  Bailey Hall ceremony (4 max).

Make sure your guests have room and restaurant reservations in advance.

Senior Video Organization Meeting on Saturday, April 11.  Contact Rehan and rpk74 for details.

Submit senior photos for slide show to be shown at Bailey Hall to Sonia:






Mandatory Senior Graduation Preparatory Meeting Monday Sept 9, UP B17 4:30 Promptly!

For all students intending to graduate in January, May or August 2014.  Join Professors Mark Campbell, Director of the Sibley School,  and Wolfgang Sachse, Director of Undergraduate Studies, who will welcome you.   Time:  Monday Sept 9 4:30.  Topics covered: graduate school, presented by Professor Brian Kirby; preparing for the upcoming Career Fair, presented by Mark Savage, Director of Engineering Career Services; and Nanette will review what you need to know to prepare for graduation, including audits, required paperwork, and graduation requirements, including advisor approved electives.   We’ll show last May’s 2013 senior video.  Pizza will follow in Upson Lounge around 5:30.

Testing Tags

Using all the tags and categories!