Faculty Commencement Information

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COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION FOR FACULTY - 2019

Information for Faculty


DOCTORAL HOODING CEREMONY

Thursday, May 16, 2019

9:00 a.m.

Gaston Hall (Healy Hall, 2nd Floor)


Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 17, 2019

9:00 a.m.

Healy Lawn

(rain site: McDonough Gymnasium)


Click here for the FACULTY 2019 COMMENCEMENT PARTICIPATION FORM


Click for a PDF of the Memo sent to graduate faculty on April 25, 2018.

This memo is summarized below:

DRAFT

SPRING 2018 MEMORANDUM

DATE: April 2019

TO: Department Chairs and Directors of Graduate Studies

FROM: Ellen Eck, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

RE: Faculty Participation in Commencement

Dear Colleagues:

I am writing to ask for your help in encouraging faculty to participate in the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 17, 2019. Please forward this memo to any of your faculty who teach and mentor graduate students.


THE CEREMONY

The Graduate School Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 on Healy Lawn (rain site: McDonough Gymnasium). Students will begin assembling at 7:15 a.m. with master's students in White-Gravenor and ICC, and doctoral students assembling in ICC Room 115. Faculty will assemble at 7:50 a.m. in [location TBD]. The academic procession will begin at exactly 8:35 a.m.; the Commencement Ceremony itself will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.


PARTICIPATION

Response Form: All graduate faculty are welcome to participate in the academic procession and to be seated onstage. If you wish to participate in the Commencement ceremony, please complete the Faculty Commencement Participation Form, available now at the link below, no later than Wednesday, May 8, 2019

FACULTY COMMENCEMENT PARTICIPATION FORM

Academic Regalia: All participants are required to wear appropriate academic regalia. If you do not own academic regalia, you may contact Jostens and request rental regalia (Jostens 1-800-854-7464).