Seating on the Green is available after 6:30 a.m. on Commencement morning.
All seating will be handled on a first come, first served basis. After 6:30 a.m. on Commencement morning, you may save up to three (3) seats - your seat, plus (2) two additional seats. Using signs, tape, etc. for saving more than three seats is prohibited.
All guests are encouraged to take their seats by 9:15 a.m. as the academic procession begins at 9:30 a.m. Commencement exercises begin at 10:00 a.m.
Photos must be taken only from your own seat; standing in the aisles is prohibited.
During the procession and ceremony, strollers must be folded and kept inside your row or parked in the Accessible Seating Section at the front left of the Green.
Umbrellas are only permitted when there is heavy rain. For those guests wishing to avoid heat, sun, or rain, closed circuit television viewing will be provided in the following air-conditioned spaces: Spaulding Auditorium*, Collis Common Ground*, L01 Carson Hall, L02 Carson Hall, 60 Carson Hall*, and 28 Silsby Hall. Additionally, the ceremony can be viewed anywhere on local access television (CATV 8 at the Hanover Inn & downtown establishments; CATV 2). *Notes viewing options easily accessible by those with mobility restrictions.
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Last Updated: 12/18/14