Faculty Information

Faculty Information

Thank you, Faculty members, for participating in this amazing day for our students.

10:00am Ceremony:

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 
10:00am               Commencement

3:00pm Ceremony:

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 
3:00pm                Commencement


University Marshals will direct the procession

Order of Procession:

50th Reunion Grads (Morning Ceremony Only)
Platform Party (single line onto stage)

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)
Graduates last


Women wear caps at all times. Men remove caps at the Invocation. Leave off for entire program and replace after benediction (at the "Amen").

Inclement Weather:

News of changes or cancellation due to severe weather (i.e. high winds, thunderstorm) will be broadcast on the University voice mail, email, and/or website.

Contact the Executive Assistant to the Provost for Academic Operations, at 610-341-1396 or klownes@eastern.edu with questions or for further information regarding faculty participation in the Commencement ceremony.

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