Students at graduation ceremony.

Graduation Information for Faculty & Staff

 

Spirng 2021 Commencement

May 13-15, 2021

 

The Macebearer

The macebearer will line up in the faculty and staff staging area and will lead the stage party and the faculty and staff processional.  The macebearer should arrive at the Thompson-Boling Arena one hour before the ceremony.  The mace will be provided at the Arena. The macebearer should wear academic regalia.

 

Banner Carriers

The banner carriers will line up in the faculty and staff staging area and should arrive at the Thompson-Boling Arena one hour before the ceremony. They will process into the ceremony before the stage party and the faculty and staff. The academic banners will be provided at the Arena when the banner carriers arrive. Banner carriers will wear academic regalia.

 

Stage Party

If you are a member of the stage party, please plan to arrive at the Thompson-Boling Arena one hour before the event. Please wear your academic regalia.

Volunteers will be there to assist you with lining up in the appropriate order.

 

Faculty and Staff Regalia Rental

Faculty and staff who wish to participate in the graduation processional and need to rent academic regalia may do so through the Pellissippi State Bookstore by completing the regalia rental form.

 

Faculty and Staff Processional

Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in the commencement processional. Please arrive at the Thompson-Boling Arena one hour before the event. if you plan to walk in the processional. Please wear your academic regalia.

The faculty and staff processional staging area will be on the arena floor level.  

 

Volunteers

If you are volunteering to assist at a Commencement Ceremony, more information will be coming soon from the Student Affairs Office. Please arrive at the Thompson-Boling Arena so that you are in your assigned place at your assigned time.

 

University of Tennessee - Knoxville Thompson Boling Arena

For directions to the Thompson-Boling Arena, please visit their website http://tbarena.com/directions.aspx.

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