Caps and Gowns
In order to plan seating for this event and to provide suitable academic costume, please let us know WHETHER OR NOT you intend to march by filling out the online form: HERE Be sure to click the submit button.
Many faculty have their own caps and gowns. If you requested a cap and gown when you RSVP’d for Convocation, the College will rent a set for you. You may pick up your rental cap and gown after 9:30 a.m. on the morning of Convocation, Saturday, September 17, in Hopkins 201.
Please address questions about caps and gowns to Gail Burda in the Dean of Faculty Office.
Line up for the academic procession
Saturday, September 17, 10:15 a.m.
Faculty: Meet on the sidewalk west of Jesup Hall
Emeritus Faculty: Meet in the driveway next to Sloan House
Wear your cap and gown!
Faculty Marshals Julie Cassiday and Denise Buell will get you lined up in the proper order. The procession steps off at exactly 10:40. The Faculty Marshals will ask the Emeritus Faculty to join the procession in front of the active Faculty at Sloan House.
The ceremony in Chapin Hall starts at 11:00 and lasts about an hour.
After the ceremony, the marshals will lead the Faculty to Chapin Lawn. Those with rental caps and gowns should return them immediately to Hopkins 201. Everybody is invited to the all-campus picnic on Chapin Lawn.