Commencement

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Assist with Ceremonies

We cannot do it without you and we appreciate the Seahawk Spirit with which our volunteers help each December and May!  All ceremonies are in Trask Coliseum. 

 

December Commencement will be on Saturday, December 15:

9:30 a.m. -Professional Schools (Cameron School of Business, Watson College of Education and the College of Health & Human Services)

 1 p.m. - College of Arts & Sciences 
 
 
 
Prior to committing your time, please decide which shifts you are able to work. To ensure proper coverage for all ceremonies, we ask that you be available for the entire shift. Shifts are:

Saturday, December 15, 8 – 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, December 15, 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. 

Please direct questions to transitions@uncw.edu or call the Office of Transition Programs at 910.962.3089.

Sign Up to Assist with the Ceremonies

All UNCW employees will be able to sign up and will receive an e-mail regarding the volunteer opportunity. Prior to committing your time, please decide which shift you are able to work. To ensure proper coverage for all ceremonies, we ask that you be available for the entire shift.

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 2018 Volunteer Meeting:

Monday, December 10 at 11 a.m.
 Long Leaf Pine Room (Fisher University Union, room 1041)

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.