Academic Procession

All faculty, staff and administrators should indicate their intention to participate in the Commencement Ceremonies.

Register to Participate

Faculty and Staff with Regalia

Graduate Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2020 – 7 p.m.
Tickets are not required for entry.

Faculty and staff wearing regalia and marching during the graduate ceremony should report to Park Center, Room 2213 at 5:30 p.m. 

Undergraduate Ceremonies

Saturday, May 16, 2020
Tickets are not required for entry.

Report to Park Center, Room 2213 wearing regalia at these times:

  • Ceremony A - 8:30 a.m. 
  • Ceremony B - 1 p.m.
  • Ceremony C - 5 p.m. 

Faculty and Staff Without Regalia

All faculty and staff are invited to sit in front of the stage for Commencement. Regalia is preferred and will be required for those wishing to march during the ceremony processional and recessional. The President’s Office will pay the cost for anyone needing to rent regalia.

For those members of the faculty and staff who would like to attend without regalia, a ticket will be provided for access into the arena and to this seating area. These tickets with entrance and seating instructions will be emailed approximately two weeks prior to the ceremonies to your campus email address.

For more information for either Graduate or Undergraduate Commencement, please contact the Special Events Office at 607-753-5453 or via email.