Faculty & Staff

Commencement Ceremonies

Faculty and Academic Staff Processional

  • If you would like to march in the processional at commencement in the Johnson Fieldhouse, please contact the commencement coordinator, by the Friday prior to the ceremony, so appropriate seating is available.
  • Academic regalia must be worn to participate in the processional.
  • Please line up at approximately 9:15 am and 1:45 pm in the upper east corridor of the Sports and Fitness Center.
  • For those assisting with lining up students in MPR 50, please arrive by 8:30 am and 1:00 pm. Regalia is not required for those who are not in the processional.
  • The Chancellor will be providing coffee for participating faculty and academic staff at 8:45 am and 1:15 pm in Room 247 A&B in the Sports and Fitness Center.

Processional order:

  1. MACE - Instructions for Marshals
  2. Degree Candidates
  3. Faculty and Academic Staff
  4. Platform/Stage Guests

 Recessional order:

  1. MACE
  2. Platform/Stage Guests
  3. Faculty and Academic Staff
  4. Graduates

Frequently Asked Questions

At-a-Glance Checklist

Click here for an expanded Graduation & Commencement Checklist

File/Apply to graduate:

Login to AccessStout
detailed instructions

Application DUE: April 3, 2015
You can still apply after this date but your name will not be included in the printed program.

Pay graduation application fee

$50.00 Application Fee
DUE: at time of application, but no later than
May 15, 2015
to be paid through Shoppes@Stout

Note: This application fee is due regardless of commencement ceremony participation.

Pick up or request mailing of
ceremony tickets:

Winter Grad Fair
April 9, 2015 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Memorial Student Center
(This is just the first date to pick up tickets, not the only date)


After April 9th:
MSC, Service Center
Bring Student ID
Ticket mailing requests due by May 1st, 9:00 am
Tickets will not be mailed to those living on or near campus without extenuating circumstances

Purchase Academic Regalia
(cap, gown, tassel, etc.)

In person or telephone orders:

UW-Stout Bookstore
Memorial Student Center
Contact store directly for current hours

Online ordering:
DUE: Mid-November 2014
Herff Jones