Faculty and Staff Instructions
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Faculty Instructions

  • Faculty attendance at Commencement is mandatory
    • Faculty may request and receive approval for an excused absence from the Office of Academic Affairs
  • Commencement Ceremony begins promptly at 1:00pm
  • Faculty are encouraged to utilize the shuttle service to and from the Cannon Center
    • Shuttle service begins at 11:30am
    • Faculty will be given priority on the early shuttle runs
    • Shuttle will pick up and drop off outside the Tower Building (1245 Madison) entrance
  • Faculty will be participating in the processional
    • Gather in the hallway in the backstage area of the Cannon Center
    • Line up will begin at 12:45pm
    • Faculty will line up by rank
      1. Professors
      2. Associate Professors
      3. Assistant Professors
      4. Instructors
  • Regalia
    • Faculty will be notified by email when regalia is available for pick up
    • All faculty EXCEPT instructors provide their tams
    • Regalia is to be returned immediately following the ceremony in the designated backstage area of the Cannon Center

 

Staff Instructions

  • Staff attendance at Commencement is mandatory
    • Staff may request and receive approval for an excused absence from their supervisor
  • Commencement Ceremony begins promptly at 1:00pm
    • Open seating for the ceremony beginning at 11:30am
  • Staff are encouraged to utilize the shuttle service to and from the Cannon Center
    • Shuttle service begins at 11:30am
    • Early shuttles will give priority to faculty
    • Shuttle will pick up and drop off outside the Tower Building (1245 Madison) entrance