Faculty

Register to Confirm Participation

If you are planning to attend the May 2020 Graduate ceremony on Friday, May 8, and either the MORNING Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony or the AFTERNOON Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 9 and plan to participate in the processional, please register here.

By registering through this link, you can confirm your participation, request a parking permit and order regalia. Academic regalia orders must be received by March 30, 2020.

Academic attire that is rented should be returned after your role in commencement is complete. Two return stations will be available at Pinnacle Bank Arena – (1) near the graduate check-in area and (2) in the stage party room (Goldenrod Room).

Checking-In / Lining Up

GRADUATE Commencement Ceremony – FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2020 – CEREMONY BEGINS AT 3:00 P.M.

Pinnacle Bank Arena - doors open at 1:30 p.m.

Faculty Who Are Hooding

Faculty who are hooding a doctoral graduate must check in no later than 2:15 p.m. in order to be lined up and ready for the start of the procession into the arena. Please check-in at the registration table in the south lobby where the graduates also check-in. There will be a designated check-in line for faculty. Faculty who are hooding a doctoral graduate will line-up in the hallway with their student prior to the processional.

Faculty Who Are Not Hooding

Check-in for faculty processing in the ceremony must check in no later than 2:15 p.m. in order to be lined up and ready for the start of the procession into the arena. Please check-in at the registration table in the Goldenrod Room (stage party room). You will process in with the stage party and will be seated in the front rows on the floor of the arena.

MORNING Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony - SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2020

Pinnacle Bank Arena - CEREMONY BEGINS AT 9:00 A.M.

Colleges graduating at 9:00 a.m. are:

  • College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
  • College of Architecture
  • College of Business
  • Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts
  • College of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Doors to the arena open at 7:30 a.m.

Faculty Who Are Processing in the Ceremony

Faculty processing in the MORNING ceremony must check in no later than 8:15 a.m. in order to be lined up and ready for the start of the procession into the arena. Please check in at the registration table in the Goldenrod Room (stage party room). You will process in with the stage party and will be seated in the front rows on the floor of the arena.

AFTERNOON Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony - SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2020

Pinnacle Bank Arena - CEREMONY BEGINS AT 3:00 P.M.

Colleges graduating at 3:00 p.m. are:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education and Human Sciences
  • College of Engineering

Doors to the arena open at 1:30 p.m.

Faculty Who Are Processing in the Ceremony

Faculty processing in the AFTERNOON ceremony must check in no later than 2:15 p.m. in order to be lined up and ready for the start of the procession into the arena. Please check in at the registration table in the Goldenrod Room (stage party room). You will process in with the stage party and will be seated in the front rows on the floor of the arena.