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Graduate Faculty & Staff
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10 a.m.
Wackar Stadium -- Secondary Ceremonies follow

Important Commencement 2014 update:
  • Graduate Commencement main ceremony moved to Wackar Stadium.

 

Click here for new ceremony information.

Attention Faculty and Staff:
There are many changes to Commencement this year. Please look through the student-facing pages for all of the updates, click here for an informative presentation, or call the office at x4173 with questions.

Regalia orders must be submitted to the Rowan Barnes & Noble. Click here for a rental form.

Cap and gown rentals for faculty and staff are facilitated through the Rowan Barnes & Noble. Detailed written information and an order form will be sent to each department at the end of March. Orders for rentals must be received by Friday, April 19 with rental fee. Any questions about rentals should be addressed to Val Wojcik at 856-881-5960 or wojcik@rowan.edu.

Note: Please return rental regalia to Barnes & Noble by Tuesday, May 21.

Rental Regalia Faculty/Staff Rental Cost
Bachelor's
Cap/Gown/Tassel/Hood $25.99
Hood Only $12.99
Cap and Gown Only $16.48
Master's
Cap/Gown/Tassel/Hood $26.99
Hood Only $13.49
Cap and Gown Only $16.48
Doctoral
Cap/Gown/Tassel/Hood $30.99
Hood Only $14.99
Cap and Gown Only $17.98
8-Corner Velvet Tam Only $17.99

Specifics

Where: Wackar Stadium
When: 10 am
Approximate number of graduates: 525 students
Approximate length of ceremony: 1 hour
NOTE: If you are in the processional line-up, please arrive by 9:30 a.m.

Dress

Please dress appropriately for weather conditions. You may not want to wear a jacket under your robe. Please leave all personal items locked in your office.

Line-up

Faculty and staff line-up starts at 9:30 a.m., on the football practice field next to the John Green Team House. College signs will be prominent and marshals will be available to assist you.

Platform

A bottle of water will be under each seat and a program will be on each seat.

Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather, the main ceremony at Wackar Stadium will be cancelled. All platform guests, faculty and professional staff should report to Esby Gym for robing and line-up by 10 a.m. Marshals will be available to assist you.