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Friday, May 10, 2013
Sewall Center, Level 3
Please note: Guests may not accompany graduates to the assembly area.
Master's Degree Candidates
Report directly to the International Suite, Level 3, Sewall Center, for distribution of name cards, caps and gowns.
Doctoral Degree Candidates
Report directly to the International Suite, Level 3, Sewall Center between 3:00 and 3:45 p.m. There will be a brief explanation of the procedures for the ceremony.
Faculty & Staff in Procession
Report to the robing area on the second floor of Sewall Center, adjacent to the locker rooms.
(For special needs reserved seating, see special needs and online request form.)
Sewall Center Arena doors open for general seating. Tickets are required for all guests, including young children and those seated in the special needs reserved seating area. Due to space limitations, strollers are not permitted in the arena. Families with young children who may become restless can watch the ceremony live via closed-circuit TV in the children's play area on the third floor (no tickets are required for entrance to this area).
Graduates line up for processional.
Doors to Sewall Center Arena closed.
Sewall Center Arena
Ceremony begins promptly at 4:00 p.m.
Immediately following the ceremony
Joe Walton Stadium Concourse
Avoid the traffic rush and mingle with faculty and fellow graduates before saying your last goodbyes. Light refreshments served.