Commencement Crew and Faculty

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Commencement Crew

We need your help to make these ceremonies an incredible experience for all who attend. Make a BIG impact on our graduating students and their guests by volunteering for the Commencement Crew!

Or if you're a faculty member, show your pride for your graduating students by attending the commencement ceremony in your academic regalia. 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

Fall 2024 Commencement sign-up is not yet available.

If you have any questions please email

Faculty Rental Regalia

Faculty who would like to participate in the ceremony but need academic regalia may rent them from our official vendor at no cost.
Fall 2024 requests are not yet ready.

Rent Your Faculty Regalia Here (Link TBD)

  1. Select the "Rent Faculty Regalia - Order Now" option
  2. Choose your degree type from the drop down menu
  3. Select "Cap & Gown" next to the "Home" button
  4. Fill in your personal information and click "Add to Cart"
  5. Verify your order details are correct then click "Checkout"
  6. Enter your shipping information in the the "Billing information" section and check the box "Billing information is the same as Shipping", then enter your email address, and click "Continue" at the bottom

Rental orders will arrive with a return address labels to ship back after use. Packages must be returned/postmarked by 1-2 days after the final Commencement date.

(You will not be charged for your rental. It is our pleasure to cover the cost of your regalia rental order for the commencement ceremony)

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 will be available for purchase at a later date.

* Confirm when your permit expires by logging into your Parking Services portal and clicking "View Your Permits"
** If you have questions about your permit or experience issues, please contact Parking Services at

Additional Details

Commencement Crew members will receive training and access to packaged snacks before and after each shift.

* 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.

Still have questions? Email the commencement office at