Commencement weekend takes place from Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 3, 2020. This note provides important information for faculty and staff as our community prepares for this important academic event.
Commencement Website: You are invited to visit the Commencement Website at this link, where you can access comprehensive information about the event, including schedules, regalia ordering information, FAQs, and more.
- Friday, May 1, 2020: ROTC Joint Commissioning Ceremony – 1 p.m.
- Saturday, May 2, 2020: Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony, noon; Baccalaureate Mass, 5 p.m.
- Sunday, May 3, 2020: Commencement I, 10 a.m., Chiles Center–College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education. Commencement II, 3 p.m., Chiles Center–Pamplin School of Business, Shiley School of Engineering, and School of Nursing
Academic regalia for faculty and staff may be rented online now through Jostens. Select the option “Graduation Caps & Gowns.” Estimated costs are $56 for complete master’s regalia and $21 for hood only, and $63 for complete doctorate regalia or $24 for hood only. The last day to order rental regalia without incurring a $15 late-order fee is Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
Academic regalia may also be purchased online by selecting the “Fine Quality Regalia” option. The master package is $349, Sussex doctor package is $539, and Windsor doctor package is $799.
Please contact us at email@example.com if you have additional questions about Commencement.