Faculty Schedule of Events


Graduation Reception

The graduation reception will take place on the Academic Commons Lawn from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 18th. All faculty are invited to attend this event to meet and welcome the graduates and their families.


The faculty will be seated on the floor of the Vines Center court. Faculty should be seated by 5:45 p.m. All faculty members should be dressed in full regalia for this event.  Please see the Faculty Regalia page for more information regarding your regalia requirements.


The faculty will process from the Osbourne stadium at 9:30 a.m. Faculty should be in full regalia for this event.  Please be in contact with the head of your individual departments regarding requirements and further information on the degree ceremonies and other events happening for the second ceremonies. Food services will be available starting at breakfast time for faculty, staff, and guests on Commencement day. Reber Thomas Dining Hall will be opened for breakfast from 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. just for faculty/staff/students.  

For further details, please see the full Commencement Schedule.