Faculty who would like to attend and participate in the commencement ceremony can register to attend HERE.


Faculty members MUST register to attend the ceremony. Registration is open until Friday, April 12.


  • Instructions for claiming your ticket for the ceremony will be emailed to you the week prior to the ceremony. Faculty must have a ticket to enter the building.
  • Please aim to be inside the Petersen Events Center by 12:15 p.m., considering potential foot traffic and congestion in the area.
  • Use the PLAZA ENTRANCE behind the Petersen Events Center off Allequippa Street, following signs for the "Platform Party and Processing Faculty Entrance." Proceed to the Multipurpose Room via the elevator on the Event Level (EL). 
  • Shuttle service to the Petersen Events Center is available to all attendees. Map and Routes >>
  • Dress in your personal regalia in the Multipurpose Room, as all processing faculty must wear regalia. Regalia won't be provided by the Office of Special Events. Avoid bringing personal or valuable items, as the room won't be secured during the ceremony.
  • Concession stands will be open on the Concourse level for the all attendees.


  • Follow marshals' guidance to process onto the floor at the ceremony's start, taking seats near the stage.
  • Remain seated throughout the ceremony and wait for marshals to escort you off the floor after its conclusion.
  • Should you require special accommodations due to a disability or have further queries about the ceremony, please contact the Office of Special Events.