Members of the stage party include department chairpersons, program directors, Grand Marshals, VIP marshals, Name Readers,
Name Card Presenters and faculty members representing Senate, AAUP, TUSS, or another
university entity sit on stage during the ceremony with the President, Provost, Vice-Provost,
Vice-Presidents, General Counsel, Deans, Associate Deans, Board of Regent representative,
Board of Visitor representatives, Alumni Association representative, and GSA and SGA
A representative from the Office of the President or Office of the Provost will contact
members of the stage party regarding participation in the ceremony approximately two months
prior to the ceremony to provide preliminary information.
The Office of the Provost will distribute your parking pass for Lot 20 (see Commencement Parking map) prior to the ceremony. Instructions for parking, security protocols, arrival times, robing room locations and refreshments are printed on the back of
Permits are limited and cannot be replaced if lost. Please display your parking pass
on your windshield when driving on campus so that you may park in the designated area.
You will not be admitted to the lot without the designated parking pass.
Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. (for the morning ceremony) or 1:30 p.m. (for the afternoon
ceremony). All ceremony participants are subject to security screening at the building
The stage party robing room is located on the third floor of SECU Arena in the Multipurpose
Room (accessible via stairs or by elevator from the ground floor ). If you’ve requested
rental regalia, a robing room coordinator will assist you once you arrive in the robing
Members of the stage party will spend approximately 15 minutes standing and walk a
short distance from the robing room to the SECU Arena. We strongly recommended that
you wear comfortable shoes that day. However, if you cannot negotiate stairs, stand
for a period of time, or need another accommodation please contact the Office of the
Provost to make alternative arrangements.
View more information: https://www.towson.edu/academics/commencement/faculty/