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Information for Faculty

Faculty procession

Faculty, Deans, and University Officers

The 124th Stanford Commencement is fast approaching and we look forward to your participation in this very special weekend for the Stanford community, graduating students, their families, and friends. Please take a moment to review important faculty instructions and scheduling information regarding the weekend's festivities.

Confirm your participation: RSVP to ensure your stage seating and processional arrangements no later than June 12 at 5:00 PM.*

Academic Attire Rentals

All graduating students and participating staff and faculty are required to wear a cap and gown to process in the main Commencement ceremony and Baccalaureate. Francisco Serrano (650-329-1217 ext. 329) at the Stanford Bookstore will assist you in the ordering all academic attire rentals. Order online starting on March 9, 2015. Orders may be collected from the Bookstore, Lower Level, starting on June 5, 2015.

*Please note the academic regalia online pre-order deadline is May 17, 2015 should you need to rent a cap, gown, or hood; open stock will be available at the Bookstore from June 5, 2015. Should you wish to purchase custom regalia, the deadline is April 20.

Weekend Highlights for Faculty


There are no faculty events scheduled at this time for 06/09/2016.


There are no faculty events scheduled at this time for 06/10/2016.


Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Main Quadrangle

No Tickets or RSVP required.


There are no faculty events scheduled at this time for 06/12/2016.