Thank you, Faculty members, for participating in this amazing day for our students.
9:30am Commencement Check-in at the Gough Great Room
9:30am-9:45am Procession Assesmbly
9:50am Processional participants will proceed to the Auxiliary Field
2:30pm Commencement Check-in at the Gough Great Room
2:30pm-2:45pm Procession Assesmbly
2:50pm Processional participants will proceed to the Auxiliary Field
University Marshals will direct the procession
Order of Procession:
50th Reunion Grads (Morning Ceremony Only)
Platform Party (single line onto stage)
Marshals will lead the way to the faculty seating and stand by each row until it is filled. Remain standing for invocation.
Platform Party (single line):
DO NOT WAIT FOR THE MARSHALS - As the last faculty move into their places, start down the aisle towards the stage, SINGLE FILE. Joe Modica (No.1) will enter house left and go to the far right seat, others following in numerical order to fill seats out from the right to the left, SAVING THE CENTER SEAT FOR THE PRESIDENT. Remain standing until the invocation is concluded.
Order of Recession:
President leaves first
Platform Party second
Faculty third (led by Marshals) beginning with front rows and proceeding two rows at a time (form a double line for the recessional) until completed. All rows exit to the left (from seated position)
Students Women wear caps at all times. Men remove caps at invocation. Leave off for entire program and replace after benediction (at the "Amen").
*Watch Keith Iddings for stand-up, sit-down cues throughout.
News of changes or cancellation due to severe weather (i.e. snow) will be broadcast on the University voice mail, email, and/or website.
Contact Kim Lownes, Assistant to the Provost, at 610-341-1396 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for further information regarding faculty participation in the Commencement ceremony.