Commencement Crew and Faculty

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Commencement Crew

Make a BIG impact on our returning alumni, graduating students and their guests by joining the Commencement Crew! After nearly two years, SJSU is finally able to host official in-person commencement ceremonies again, and we need your help to make it an incredible experience for all who attend. Faculty are also invited to participate as a Faculty Marshal to help students cross the stage during their ceremony.

For position descriptions and how to sign up, check out the details below:

Position Descriptions

How To Sign Up

Click the link below for the ceremony that you are interested in.

Classes of 2020 and Spring/Summer 2021:

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Class of Fall 2021 (includes Summer 2021):

Wednesday, December 15, 2021:

Thursday, December 16, 2021:

Classes of 2020 and Spring/Summer 2021:

Friday, December 17, 2021

Event Parking

Faculty and staff may use their existing parking permit to park on campus during the ceremonies. If you do not have a parking permit, event parking permits are available for purchase using the instructions below:

  1. SCAN QR CODE below or go to link pnw2/selectevent.aspx

  2. Select the event you are attending

  3. Check the box where you want to park

  4. Click ‘ADD TO BASKET’

  5. Enter your Vehicle License Plate # and click ‘NEXT’

  6. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select ‘PAY NOW’

  7. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select ‘PAY NOW’

  8. Complete the required fields and pay for parking with a credit card

* If you experience issues, please contact Parking Services at

Additional Details

Commencement Crew members receive training, a cool Crew t-shirt, and catered meals during each shift. Breaks will also be provided.

* Shift times may vary slightly from the posted times, depending on your role and the needs for each ceremony. Thank you for your support and understanding.

** All staff (CSUEU/MPP) must obtain approval from their appropriate administrator before completing the Commencement Staffing Form. Please note: Non-exempt employees are eligible for overtime compensation or Compensatory Time Off (CTO) for hours worked over 40 hours in the work week. Faculty are not required to have appropriate administrator approval.

*** The university will follow the California Department of Public Health’s policies on mega indoor events. All staff, faculty, graduates and guests must use the SJSU COVID-19 Symptom Check Tool and any attendees, age 3 and over, must provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test result within 72 hours of the ceremony they are attending (limited religious and medical exceptions may apply). Additionally, attendees aged 18 and older must provide identification to confirm they are the person presenting proof of vaccination status or negative test result, and entering the venue. Lastly, masks must be worn by all attendees over the age of two when indoors, unless actively eating or drinking. At specific moments, persons participating in the program may briefly remove their mask.

Still have questions? Email the commencement office at