Assist with Ceremonies


UNCW employees are needed to help with the Commencement ceremonies. Employees can choose to work one or multiple ceremonies. Duties may include passing out programs, traffic control, directing guests to seats, etc. Employees play a very important role and help leave a lasting and positive impression on our graduates and their families.

Sign Up to Assist With the Ceremonies

All UNCW employees can sign up online here. Prior to committing your time, please decide which shift you are able to work. To ensure proper coverage for all ceremomies, we ask that you be available for the entire shift. Please complete the survey by November 30.

Shift 1:  Professional Schools Saturday, December 10
8 - 11:30 a.m.
Shift 2: College of Arts and Sciences Saturday, December 10 
11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

After you decide on the shift, submit the Assist with Commencement Survey. You will receive a confirmation email immediately after submission. Keep this confirmation email for your records.

Fall 2016 Volunteer Meeting:

December 5 at 1 p.m.
Azalea Coast Room

At the volunteer meeting, we will provide general information about Commencement and give assignments and parking passes

Commencement is Compensable

Working at Commencement is compensable at UNCW. Employees must receive supervisor's permission before signing up to assist. Supervisors can work with employees in adjusting the work schedule for Commencement or providing compensatory time off. If you have questions in relation to recording Commencement as compensable time, please contact Human Resources.