A photo of a student in her commencement garbA photo of a student in her commencement garb

Faculty and Staff FAQs

Faculty and staff have important roles in ensuring the success of our commencement exercises. Please find information in this section pertaining to planning needs and ceremony logistics.

Please contact Jodie Rooney, academic events coordinator, at rooney@calu.edu or x1584 with any questions or special needs.

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I need to rent/purchase regalia to participate at commencement. Who do I contact?

Please contact the University Bookstore to place your rental or purchase order for regalia. Stage party participants and faculty members interested in participating in commencement exercises are required to be in full academic regalia.

The deadline for regalia purchases is Monday, October 18, 2013 (requires 6-8 weeks lead time). Rentals are due no later than November 15, 2013. Prices vary based on items ordered.

Are there key dates I need to be aware of as a faculty and/or staff member?

Yes; there are many dates that are important for faculty and staff as they relate to commencement. Please visit the graduation timeline for a full view of important dates for December 2013 commencement activities.