Emergencies and First Aid
First aid is available in Sewall Center on the arena level.
If you need emergency assistance while on campus, dial
412-397-2424. Campus police will respond immediately.
Lost and Found
Look for lost items (or turn them in) at the Conference and
Facility Services office on the third floor of Sewall Center
or call 412-397-4997.
The university alcohol policy will be in effect on
commencement weekend. Please do not bring
alcoholic beverages to commencement events.
For families with young children who may become restless
during the ceremony, an overflow area for children ages 6 and
younger is located in the Pennsylvania Suite on the third
floor of Sewall Center. Children in this area must be
accompanied by an adult at all times. The ceremony
will be broadcast live in this room via closed-circuit TV,
and tickets are not required for entry.
An additional overflow area will be in Room 230 of Joe Walton Stadium.
Stole of Gratitude
The Stole of Gratitude is an honor a student may
present to a family member, professor, or other mentor
who has provided extraordinary support in helping the
student succeed at RMU. It is worn by the recipient at
commencement. The stole is white with an embroidered
university seal, and can be decorated further if the
student desires. Stoles can be purchased from Jostens.
Flowers for the Commencement ceremony can be purchased directly from Commencement Flowers.