Faculty and Staff


Faculty Processional

  • Faculty and staff planning to participate in the processional should meet in the Convocation Center, Room 1055, by 4:15 on Sunday, August 12.
  • Please use the link above to RSVP for the processional so that we can ensure sufficient seating is reserved for faculty and staff participating in the processional.
  • Be aware that there is no provision at the ceremony for storing personal items such as coats, purses, briefcases, etc.
  • Please silence your cell phone prior to the start of the processional.

Faculty Marshal

The faculty marshal carries the KSU baton and leads processional into the arena to escort the members of the processional to their seats. At the end of the ceremony, the marshal will lead the recessional, falling in line behind the dais party.


Faculty participating in First-Year Convocation processional must dress in full academic regalia, which includes robe, tam, and hood. If you do not have regalia, please note that you need regalia when completing the RSVP form. Limited quantities are available.