Candidates should arrive at the Don Taft University Center dressed in their regalia, one hour prior to their ceremony start time and proceed to the RecPlex to the assembly area. No purses, guests, or food and drink are allowed in the candidate's staging area and child care is not provided; therefore, candidates will not be permitted to bring children on the arena floor.
Baccalaureate degree candidates will wear their regalia with the tassel on the right to the Graduation Lineup site.
Master's degree candidates will wear their regalia and hoods with tassel on the left throughout the entire ceremony.
Doctoral degree candidates will wear their tassel on the left and will carry their hoods in arm as they walk to the stage. Doctoral candidates will be hooded by a designated faculty member on stage.