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Preparing for Graduation

Tickets are not required for faculty members who participate in the ceremony. However, if a member of your family wishes to attend, please contact the Alumni Office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for additional information.

USC Aiken faculty and staff are invited to congratulate members of the Class of 2020 at a brunch in their honor. The Senior Celebration Brunch will be held Wednesday, May 6th at 10:30 a.m. in the Convocation Center North Practice Gym.

Please RSVP by April 29th, 2020. You WILL NOT receive a paper ticket, but your name will appear on the RSVP list after registering online. All faculty and staff are entitled to one admission to the brunch.

The Graduation Ceremony

Faculty attending the ceremony should be in proper academic regalia. Please meet at 5:15 p.m. in the locker room area (Rooms 152, 157 - Women; Rooms 149, 150 - Men) of the Convocation Center to robe and assemble for the procession.

Faculty should enter through the BACK RIGHT DOOR (if you are FACING THE BUILDING) - not the front entrance.

View Faculty Line Up Map

Tickets are NOT required for guests of faculty for the December Convocation ceremony.

Doors to the arena will be closed at 5:45 p.m.; the processional will begin at 5:50 p.m.

The Faculty Processional line up is single file. Faculty should line up in order of rank. Chairs should be filled one row at a time, beginning at the front.

Children should not accompany faculty if the faculty member plans to participate in the processional and sit in the faculty section. Cellular phones and/or electronic devices should be turned off.