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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 29, 2012 (requires 6-8 weeks lead time). Rentals are due no later than November 16, 2012. 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 2012 commencement activities.
Here are a few dates to keep in mind:
September 28, 2012
Graduation applications for December 2012 are due.
October 29, 2021
Our Graduation Fair will be held Monday, October 29, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Faculty regalia will be available for rental.
October 29, 2012
Last day for faculty to submit orders to purchase regalia (requires 6-8 week lead time).
November 16, 2012
Last day for faculty to place regalia rental orders at the University Bookstore.
November 26, 2012
Honors cords will be available at the University Bookstore.
December 13, 2012
- Dinner begins at 6 p.m. in Gallagher Music Center. (This event is open to graduating students and invited faculty and staff members only.)
Commencement rehearsals begin immediately following dinner.
December 14, 2012
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, 10 a.m.
- Graduate Commencement, 7 p.m., Convocation Center
December 15, 2012
Undergraduate Commencement, 10 a.m., Convocation Center
CCAC Nursing Pinning Ceremony, 6 p.m., Steele Hall