Information for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Participation

Please complete and submit the Faculty/Staff Commencement Participation Form by Friday, April 29 at 5 p.m. if you plan to participate in commencement.

DO NOT RESPOND if you are a member of the stage party or a college marshal.

For questions or additional information about faculty/staff participation, please email Jackie Schluchter at


  • Faculty will lead the processional in order of rank and years of service.
  • Signs and staff will direct you to the faculty/staff staging area.
  • All participants must wear academic regalia (cap and gown)—available through the Bookstore.

Special Assistance and/or Reasonable Accommodations

Academic Apparel Information

  • Faculty and staff who wish to participate in the academic procession, will wear caps and gowns. If you need a cap and/or gown, contact Jodi Askew, NDSU Bookstore, (701) 231-7428 or

Arrival and Assembly for Ceremony

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