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FACULTY - Participation and Regalia

All faculty are welcome to attend the Recognition Event and to participate in the formal procession (wearing regalia), or attend as part of the audience. All faculty are invited to enjoy the reception immediately following the ceremony.

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Barton Hall
Ceremony 10:00am-11:15am
Reception 11:15am-12:00pm

Schedule for Participating Faculty

9:30am - Arrive (by 9:45)
9:45am - Line up for procession (by 9:55)
10:00am - Ceremony begins with procession
11:15am - Reception to greet students & families
12:00pm - Return regalia in Barton Hall by noon

Ceremony Instructions

If you plan to march, please arrive at Barton Hall by 9:45am at the latest to line up for the procession.


Faculty may borrow regalia at no cost. Borrowed items must be returned in Barton Hall immediately following the event.

(Link to order will be posted here in October.)

Regalia Pickup - Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Faculty may pick up their regalia order per the schedule below. Faculty who did not pre-order online may request regalia in person, but exact sizes cannot be guaranteed with walk-in orders.

Distribution on Thursday & Friday is at 163 DAY HALL; Saturday's distribution is in Barton Hall.

Dec 14 (Thurs) - 163 Day Hall, 10am-5pm
Dec 15 (Fri) - 163 Day Hall, 10am-5pm
Dec 16 (Sat) - Barton Hall, 9am-10am

Regalia Return - Saturday

Please RETURN REGALIA ON SATURDAY in BARTON HALL by noon. Look for the regalia return area, near where faculty line up for the procession.

Parking Information

Central campus will be open to all traffic and parking will be available to all, no matter where you normally park with your permit.

Related Links

Contact Information

Commencement Office
B13 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-9541