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Faculty & administrators celebrate the achievements of candidates for degrees at the upcoming 167th commencement exercises

 

Faculty and administrators are invited to participate in the Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies. Please review the instructions and schedule below.

All faculty and university administrators participating in Commencement are required to wear academic attire. Please contact the Commencement Office if you have not received an invitation to participate, originally emailed in mid-April 2017. Your response is essential to ensure the attire rentals arrive in time prior to the ceremony. Attire will be delivered to your academic department by Friday, June 9, 2017.

All pieces of the rented attire must be returned, folded and in the bag in which it was received, to the Benson Center Information Desk by Monday, June 19, 2017. Departments will be charged $287 for each set of rented attire not returned by the due date.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018

4:00 p.m. Commencement Liturgy (faculty, graduates and their guests) Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field
5:30 p.m. President's Reception (faculty, graduates and their guests) Mission Gardens

Graduate Commencement

7:00 p.m. Line up for academic procession  Walkway east of Walsh Administration and north of Heafey Law Library
7:30 p.m. Procession begins Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field (water bottle & program at each seat)
9:30 p.m. Approx. end of ceremony Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field

NOTE: After the ceremony has concluded, at the direction of the Marshal, those on stage will descend the stage and exit directly out of the stadium.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2018

Undergraduate Commencement

8:15 a.m. Line up for academic procession Walkway east of Walsh Administration and north of Heafey Law Library
8:30 a.m. Procession begins Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field (water bottle & program at each seat)
11:30 a.m. Approx. end of ceremony Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field

NOTE: After the ceremony has concluded, at the direction of the Marshal, those on stage will descend the stage and exit directly out of the stadium.

 

Special permits will be issued to faculty and staff participating in Undergraduate Commencement. Those permits will be valid at the parking lot at 900 Lafayette St, located at the corner of Homestead and Lafayette. 

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Graduate Commencement

Marshal of University
Bearer of Mace

Candidates for Degree of Doctor

Candidates for Master's Degree:
Arts & Sciences
Education & Counseling Psychology
Business
Engineering

Registrar
Faculty
Librarian

Regents
Vice Provosts
Vice Presidents
Deans
Trustees

Provost
Recipient(s) of Honorary Degree

Chair of Board of Trustees
President

Undergraduate Commencement  

Marshal of University
Bearer of Mace

Candidates for Bachelor's Degree:
Arts
Business
Engineering
Science

Registrar
Faculty
Librarian

Director of Campus Ministry
Regents
Vice Provosts
Vice Presidents
Deans
Trustees
Chancellor

Provost
Recipient(s) of Honorary Degree

Chair of Board of Trustees
President

NOTE: Faculty will sit on both sides of the stage with the Bachelors filling in the rear seats first, Masters sit in front of Bachelors, Doctors sit in front of Masters, Administrators and Honorees sit in the center section of the stage.