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Commencement Attendance Policy for Faculty & Professional Staff

Expresses college's expectations regarding faculty attendance at commencement.

Policy Information

Policy Number Policy Owner
1002.1 President's Office


  • 4.0 Policy
    The policy in regard to faculty attendance at the spring commencement is as follows: All academic and professional staff members are obligated to be present at Spring Commencement unless an application for absence is approved in writing by the departmental chairperson and dean. Requests should be made at least two weeks in advance of the Commencement date and be made utilizing the Absence from Commencement Form available below.  Copies of the completed form should be forwarded to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at least ten days in advance of Commencement.

For additional information about this policy, please contact the policy owner listed above.

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