Participants in Investiture Ceremony

If you plan to march in the ceremony, please RSVP to


The procession will begin assembling at 8:30 am in the Aerobics Room at the Event Center. Please arrive no later than 9:15 am

A light continental breakfast will be provided.


Academic dress is required. Arrangements to rent academic dress can be made through the Spartan Bookstore. Please contact Jennifer Skebba at 924-1817 or to make an appointment or to place these orders. The deadline to order regalia for Inauguration and Honors Convocation: March 8. 

Coat Check

Staff will remain in the Aerobics Room until 1 p.m. to monitor coats and valuables during the ceremony and reception.

Platform Party

The Platform Party includes the Chancellor, Trustees, Provost, Chair of the Academic Senate, Honorary Degree Recipient, President of Student Government, Chair of the Tower Foundation Board, President of the Alumni Association and participants in the ceremony.

Academic dress is required. At the conclusion of the ceremony, rented academic attire may be returned to the Aerobics Room until 1:00 pm.