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Academic regalia are not provided by the university but can be rented at the University Store. Regalia can also be purchased through the University Store.
About a month before the ceremony, the Graduation Office sends an Intent to Participate in Commencement card to all faculty and requests that the response card is returned in order to provide proper seating for the faculty on stage.
The reserved parking area for faculty will be in the Sutliff lot.
Faculty, please plan to arrive in Haas Auditorium (Upstairs) to robe in your regalia no later than one-half hour before the ceremony. 15 minutes before the start of the ceremony, a university marshal will lead the faculty down the stairs and the double line will enter Haas Auditorium. Once on stage, please remain standing while graduates are entering and until the moment of silent reflection (men should remove their caps prior to the singing of the National Anthem). The president will request that you take your seats at the appropriate time. The ceremony will then progress and is expected to last approximately two hours.