University of Southern Indiana

Faculty Participation

Faculty members who wish to participate in either Commencement exercises are expected to wear the appropriate academic regalia. You may purchase academic robes, caps, and hoods through the USI Campus Store.

Reservations are required; please complete the reservation form below or contact Special Events and Scheduling Services at 812-464-1930.

Faculty members and administrative personnel assemble in the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.

You must arrive at the following times for Spring Commencement:

 Ceremony Begins  Your Arrival Time in the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center Doors Open to the Public  Colleges

Friday, April 27, 2018 6:30 p.m.

no later than 5:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Graduate Studies (masters, post-masters and doctoral degrees)

Saturday, April 28, 2018 9 a.m.

No later than 8 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Romain College of Business 

Saturday, April 28, 2018 12 (noon)

No later than 11 a.m.  11:00 a.m. College of Liberal Arts

Saturday, April 28, 2018 3 p.m.

No later than 2 p.m.  2:00 p.m. Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education

Saturday, April 28, 2018 6 p.m.

No later than 5 p.m. 5:00 p.m. College of Nursing and Health Professions 

At the conclusion of each ceremony, graduates will be led out of the Physical Activities Center to University Center East where a graduation reception will be held for the graduates, their guests, and USI faculty/staff.

Please do not bring valuables, as there is no safe place for storage during the ceremony.

Faculty follow the degree candidates in the procession. The ceremony lasts approximately one hour.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please complete the reservation form below or contact Special Events and Scheduling Services at 812-464-1930.  

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