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Graduate Commencement

In Case of Rain

In case of rain, the GSEC commencement homepage will be updated by 7 a.m. Sunday morning with a “rain call.” If a “rain call” is made, only the site of the reception following the ceremony will change.

 

Graduate Line-up

Rain or no rain, graduates will report to Stamm Dining Hall in Templeton Campus Center prior to the ceremony. Ponchos will be provided if it is raining. Once graduates reach Pamplin Sports Center, ushers will be on hand to take the ponchos before graduates enter the main arena.

Platform Party Line-up

Rain or no rain, the platform party will gather in the Armstrong Lounge of the Manor House prior to the ceremony. Umbrellas will be provided; ushers will be on hand at the Pamplin Sports Center to take the umbrellas prior to platform party members entering the main arena.

Faculty Line-up

Rain or no rain, faculty will report to the Trailroom in Templeton Campus Center prior to the ceremony. Ponchos will be provided if it is raining. Once faculty reach Pamplin Sports Center, ushers will be on hand to take the ponchos before faculty enter the main arena.

Reception

In case of rain, the reception will be held in Stamm Dining Hall, Templeton Campus Center.

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