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Golden Class

Golden Graduates...Has It Really Been 50 Years!

A photo of the golden class walking into commencement.

The Golden Classes of 1970 and 1971 may RSVP to participate in the 2021 Spring Commencement which is Friday, April 30, 2021. The deadline to RSVP is Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Due to COVID-19 there will not be any additional Class Reunion activities in May.

Class Reunion is tentatively scheduled for the Fall during Homecoming this year.

Additional information regarding 2021 Spring Commencement is below.

Things You Should Know

Friday, April 30, 2021
Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 1970 and 1971

To participate in the Commencement Exercise, participants must pay a registration fee of $100. Your payment will cover your Golden Certificate, Golden Medallion, and 50th Class Commemorative Pin. You will also receive a complimentary gift.

All Golden graduates must RSVP to participate in Spring Commencement.

To RSVP for the 2021 Spring Commencement, please complete the RSVP Form. You will receive a confirmation email upon successful submission of the form. The last day to RSVP will be Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

A photo of the golden graduate cap and gown.

The Gold Gown, Cap, and Signet Tassel cost is $39.95 (tax and shipping are not included).

The last day to order is Friday, March 24, 2021, and all orders will deliver directly to you.

Types of Shipping Costs Available.

  1. Standard Shipping (Within U.S.) - $7.95
  2. 2-Day Shipping (Within U.S.) - $14.95
  3. International Shipping- $24.95

Class of 1970 participants who ordered a Golden Cap & Gown for the 2020 Class Reunion will receive it in the mail.

How to Order Cap & Gown

  • Visit herff.ly/aamu
  • Click on order under the cap & gown option
  • Choose "Golden Alumni"
  • Click on the green tab with the cap & gown option to complete your order

If you registered for the 2020 Class Reunion, you have two refund options available.

You may choose to:

  • Receive a full refund, or
  • Receive a partial refund ($100 deducted from the total registration fee for commencement). Your $100 payment will cover your Golden Certificate, Golden Medallion, and 50th Class Commemorative Pin. You will also receive a complimentary gift.

Please note: If you choose to participate in Spring Commencement, the Golden Certificate is presented at that ceremony.

Class of 1970 participants who ordered a Golden Cap & Gown for the 2020 Class Reunion will receive it in the mail.

For us to properly process your refund, please complete the Golden Class Refund Request Form.

For questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at alumniaffairs@bulldogs.aamu.edu or via phone at (256) 372-5287.