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Commencement: Sunday, May 17, 2020


For a full listing of important dates and FAQs, please read the Student and Parent Guides attached on this site.


Caps and Gowns:

Student academic attire ordering for students will begin on December 1, 2019 – February 28, 2020. Order your Cap and Gown here! 

Cap and Gown Day is April 1, 2020 in ’64 Hall from 10a.m.-5 p.m. All Seniors must attend to pick up their Commencement tickets and attire.

GradImages Pictures:

Professional photography will be provided by GradImages. If you have any questions or concerns about your pictures, please contact the Customer Service Department at 800.261.2576, online at, or email  GradImages has a large team of customer care representatives ready to help graduates and family members with anything they may need.


Hotel rates and blocks are available for May 2020!  Please check our “Accommodations” page to book your room today.

Class Rings:

Balfour class of 2020 ring ordering:
Balfour Contact information:
Phone Number: 1-800-966.8636 (Ask for Martha Noriega)
E-Mail Address: or


All students and/or parents desiring a yearbook need to order and purchase them. Graduating seniors this year will not receive a free copy after graduation. That policy ended with the 2017 Centennial class. This new policy will be followed in subsequent years unless again changed.

To book your yearbook portrait:

Commencement 2019:

View Commencement 2019 Photos Here