Marching in Commencement Academic Processions
The university commencement will take place on Sunday, May 21, 2017, beginning with the commencement convocation at 9:30 a.m. in the Veale Convocation Center, followed immediately by the undergraduate diploma ceremony. Other diploma ceremonies will take place throughout the day at various locations. Line up for the morning ceremonies at 8:30 a.m. at Amasa Stone Chapel.
Faculty and administration who march in the convocation procession but do not wish to attend the undergraduate diploma ceremony, as well as students of the graduate and professional schools, will leave Veale Convocation Center at the end of the convocation (approximately 10:45 a.m.). Others will remain in their seats.
Faculty members can register now to participate in commencement and related events.
Academic Regalia for Faculty
Academic regalia is required for those marching in the academic procession, including official delegates, faculty, administrators, trustees and platform guests. The deadline to rent/purchase academic regalia for Commencement 2017 is Monday, April 3, 2017.
Download the University Bookstore's 2017 Faculty Regalia Form. Upon completion of the form, please hand the form over to your respective department administrator for further processing.
Post-Commencement Cap and Gown Drop-Off Location: University Bookstore Uptown at East 115th and Euclid.
Please contact the University Bookstore directly at 216.368.2650 or 800.825.2650 for details and pricing.