Faculty and staff who are marching in the procession should arrive by 9:00 a.m. and line up the designated Faculty and Staff Line Up area at the Event Center. Personal belongings may be left in the line-up area, which will be monitored by campus security. Light refreshments will be available. The procession will begin promptly at 9:50 a.m. for the Graduate School ceremony, 9:30 a.m. for the 10:00 a.m. undergraduate ceremony, and 3:30 p.m. for the 4:00 p.m. undergraduate ceremony.
If you are a mentor to a graduating Ph.D. candidate, read the information below.
INFORMATION FOR PH.D. MENTORS
Any faculty members who are mentors to graduating Ph.D. candidates should report to the loading dock of the Event Center no later than 9:00 a.m. Do not report to the regular line-up area for faculty and staff. Mentors will accompany their students in the procession and will hood them on stage as part of the ceremony .