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School and Faculty Marshals


  • Faculty Marshals for Fall 2013 Commencement will be selected by Commencement Office
  • School Marshals are selected by their school’s dean’s office

Rehearsal - Friday, December 13, time: TBA

  • Faculty and School Marshals will walk through the processional and recessional during rehearsal in the Events Center.
  • School Marshals will meet the student filling the Student Marshal position for their school, and run through the steps and procedures of the actual event.
  • If you are unable to attend this rehearsal, please contact the Commencement Office at  to schedule an alternate time.

Cap and gown

As a Faculty or School Marshal you will be provided with a cap and gown. You are welcome to wear your own hood from your alma mater. If you requested a rented hood, it will be provided to you in the faculty robing area prior to the ceremony. 

Commencement Day

  • Arrive one (1) hour prior to the ceremony and report to faculty robing area behind the stage in the Events Center
  • Approximately 30 minutes prior to the ceremony
    • Faculty Marshal - Begin lining up faculty for the processional
    • School Marshal - Join the Student Marshal and begin lining up students for the processional
  • All regalia must be returned to the University Bookstore staff in the faculty robing area immediately following the ceremony.


Last Updated: 10/10/13