For Our Faculty and Staff


Volunteer or participate in the procession

Commencement for our Class of 2014 is here and there is lots to do! Volunteer to help ensure the day runs smoothly. We need hosts, parking coordinators, ushers and more. We also need faculty and interested staff members to participate in the procession in your respective regalia.

Caps and gowns

If you wish to be a part of the pageantry of the procession at Commencement, you will need to wear your regalia. If you don’t own your own, you may rent it through the bookstore. The link to order regalia online with be available soon.

Please return your rented regalia to the bookstore after the Commencement ceremony.


At 8:30 a.m., a complimentary breakfast for graduates, faculty, staff and guests will be available at the Wingate Conference Center.

At 9:45 a.m., please join fellow faculty and staff members participating in the procession at the Campus Center Theatre; space will be available for you to change in your regalia.

At 10:00 a.m., members of the President Platform will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Trustee Conference Room; space will be available to change into regalia.

At 10:40 a.m. the Faculty, Staff and the President Platform party will proceed from the School of Design to the tent, filing before the students to the big tent.

At 10:40 a.m., the Class of 2014 begins its procession from the Athletics Center to the big tent.


In order to provide ample parking for our guests and graduates, we request that all faculty and staff, other than those who have approved handicap parking privileges, park in off-campus locations. Please check your email and our website for additional information regarding off-campus parking locations and shuttle schedules in the days leading to Commencement.

If you require handicap parking, please must submit this form no later than May 1, 2014.