Frequently Asked Questions

How do I submit my photo for the virtual ceremony?

All graduates will receive an email from GradImages with a link to submit their photo. Photos should be vertical and at least 600x600/10 MB or less/JPEG only. Graduates who attended the pre-commencement photo session should indicate the photo number they want included. The photo number can be found in the top left corner of the image.

I won't be able to attend the virtual ceremony on November 21. Can I watch it at a later date?

Yes. Links to the virtual ceremony will be included on this webpage for you to watch at any time.


I never received my proof from the pre-commencement photo sessions. How do I get my photos?

Graduates can visit the GradImages website and enter their last name, school and graduation year to search for their photos or contact their customer service department.


I attended the pre-commencement photo sessions. How do I get my free print?

When ordering from GradImages, graduates should use code 57GIFT20. This coupon code expires December 31, 2020.


Can I still purchase my cap and gown?

Yes. Caps and gowns can be purchased at any time from the CMU Bookstore.


I graduated with honors. How do I get my honor cords or medallions?

Honor cords and medallions will be mailed to eligible graduates with their diplomas. Questions regarding graduating with honors should be directed to the Registrar's Office.