Graduation

ALVERNIA UNIVERSITY

STUDENT INSTRUCTION SHEET


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There will be a practice for students participating in Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremonies.  Practice will be held on Thursday, May 8th at 5:00 pm in the Physical Education Center.  Please make every effort to attend.

HOODING CEREMONY & BACCALAUREATE MASS

Saturday, May 10th, 10:00 am ~ Physical Education Center

•    All students who are processing in the Hooding and Baccalaureate Ceremony should meet in the Physical Education Center Cardio Center, no later than 9:15 am on Saturday, May 10th, 2014. 
•    Be sure to bring your academic attire. Gowns should be pressed.
•    There will be Faculty and Staff available to assist you in properly donning your Academic Attire.
•    Hats are not to be worn for Baccalaureate.
•    Hood is carried over the left arm in preparation for The Hooding Ceremony.
•    Appropriate dress attire is requested, including sensible shoes.
•    Personal items, such as purses, can be kept in the dressing room which will be locked during the ceremony.  You may not carry items to the PEC with you.
•    After Baccalaureate Mass there will be a light fare reception for all participants and their guests.


COMMENCEMENT

Saturday, May 10th, 2:00 pm ~ Santander Arena (formerly Sovereign Center)

•    All students who are processing in the Commencement Ceremony should meet in the assigned dressing room at the Reading Eagle Theatre of the Santander Arena no later than 12:30 pm on Saturday, May 10th, 2014.
•    Staff members will be on hand to direct you to the appropriate dressing room.
•    Be sure to bring your academic attire. Gowns should be pressed.
•    There will be Faculty and Staff available to assist you in properly donning your Academic Attire.
•    Your hood and hat are worn for Commencement.  Tassel goes on the right of your head.
•    Appropriate dress attire is requested, including sensible shoes.
•    Personal items, such as purses, can be kept in the dressing room which will be locked during the ceremony.  You may not carry items with you.
•    After Commencement there will be a light dessert reception for all participants and their guests in the Santander Arena.

Feel free to contact me at tracy.hine@alvernia.edu or 610-796-8211 with any questions.