Graduating Seniors: Pick up Cap and Gown at Grad Fest April 23-24 St. Thomas Newsroom April 16, 2014 The University of St. Thomas Bookstore will host its annual Grad Fest on Wednesday and Thursday, April 23 and 24, for all seniors who will participate in the spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 24. Grad Fest will be celebrated from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Bookstore atrium.Seniors will be able to pick up their cap, gown and tassels along with five free graduation announcements during this time. Students who are unable to attend Grad Fest can pick up their cap and gown in the Bookstore during regular store hours starting Monday, April 23.Avoid disappointment: Make sure you qualify for the graduation ceremonyStudents should check the Commencement website for an up-to-date list of all students who have been approved to graduate. Click on the “Undergraduate” page then scroll down to “Participation List.” The list is updated every Monday. If your name does not appear on the master list, check with the Registrar’s Office to determine what information is needed in order to qualify for participation in the ceremony.