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Faculty, check out the 2017 Spring Commencement details

05.01.2017 | By: Texas Wesleyan University

Robing, Hooding and Commencement ceremonies are only a week away. Check all the need-to-know details below.

Wondering what the Robing and Hooding Ceremonies are all about? Check out our video.

Robing Convocation

11 a.m. Friday, May 12
Nicholas Martin Hall
1309 Wesleyan Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76105

All faculty members are welcome to attend the robing ceremony, but only faculty members who have agreed to robe a student are required to be in attendance. Tickets are not required for faculty members participating in the robing ceremony, however, due to limited seating, faculty who are not participating, but plan on attending, should contact the Provost Office. 

Faculty will line up at 10:15 a.m. in the McFadden Science Center outside of the Science Lecture Theatre (SLT). Please wear all academic regalia except mortarboards and tams.

Hooding Convocation 

6 p.m. Friday, May 12
Nicholas Martin Hall
1309 Wesleyan Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76105

All faculty members are welcome to come to the hooding ceremony, but only graduate faculty members who have agreed to hood a student are expected and required to be in attendance. Tickets are not required for faculty members participating in the hooding ceremony.

Faculty will line up at 5:15 p.m. in the McFadden Science Center outside the SLT. Please wear all academic regalia except mortarboards and tams.

Commencement Ceremony

10 a.m. Saturday, May 13
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary-MacGorman Chapel
4616 Stanley Ave 
Fort Worth, TX 76115

Commencement tickets are now available in the Provost Office and are required for the ceremony. Please contact Amber Coronado, executive academic administrator, to have your tickets sent to your office.

Full-time faculty members are expected to attend official academic University functions, such as convocations and graduations. Please refer to 5.1.2 of the Faculty Handbook.

Please arrive at 9:15 a.m. to line up. This is a large venue, and we will have to move our lines through the building, so it is very important to be on time. All academic regalia is required for the commencement ceremony.  Please contact the University Bookstore if you are in need of regalia.

Parking Information and Map

There are two parking lots directly behind the chapel. Parking is also available in the back of the Riley Center (next to the chapel). Please note there is no reserved faculty parking. Parking passes are not required.

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