Commencement

Faculty and Administrator Participation in Commencement

The commencement ceremony is on Saturday, May 14, 2022 in the Main Gym on the Sanborn Campus of NCCC. Please complete one of the forms below to let us know if you plan to robe and participate by walking in the processional or serve as a volunteer. The deadline is Wednesday, May 4.  Any forms received after this date cannot be guaranteed a seat.

*Faculty and administrators who do not robe and walk in a ceremony or volunteer on Saturday, May 14 will be charged a vacation day.

Volunteers

Administrators and faculty members who would prefer not to robe may complete their contractual obligation by assisting during the ceremony. Duties include taking tickets, assisting with seating, and ushering the guests who will attend the ceremony. Assisting at the Commencement Ceremony not only helps the event run smoothly, but it also provides opportunities to interact with the graduates and congratulate them on their special day. Sign up by May 4th to volunteer. Any questions pertaining to faculty participation or volunteering may be directed to pr@niagaracc.suny.edu.

Processional Line-up

We will be seating faculty and administrators on stage, and to do this we need to know exactly how many chairs to set on the stage.  Faculty & administrators participating in the commencement ceremony are requested to arrive at the robing area by 9:00 a.m.  To participate, sign up via this form.

Cap and Gown Rental

Caps and gowns for faculty may be rented through the bookstore on campus. The deadline to order is Friday, April 15, 2022.