Important Information for Guests

Guest Information: The Convocation is May 19 at the Save Mart Center.  Please be sure to arrive and be seated inside the Save Mart Center before12:15 p.m. as the faculty and graduates will begin the processional march at 12:15 p.m. Parking passes are not required. All Arts and Humanities graduates will park in Lot V. Guests are to park in the Save Mart Center's North Lot. Parking is free. Due to security requirements, backpacks or large bags will not be allowed in the Save Mart Center. Purses will be subject to search at the door by security personnel. Lot 5 is designated for the disabled and special passes. 

Please be aware of these strict guidelines:

  • No Balloons
  • No Food
  • No Confetti
  • No Strollers
  • No Re-entry
  • No Air Horns

When the ceremony has concluded: There will be a recessional at the end of the ceremony. The platform party will leave first, then the faculty, then the graduates, beginning with the first row. You will meet your graduates outside the Save Mart Center in the grassy area on the south side of the building facing Shaw Avenue. Guests will be dismissed after students have exited the buildings.

Convocation programs: Programs will be available as you enter the seating area.