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Faculty & Staff

Celebrate Your

They couldn't have done it without you!

All UW-Green Bay faculty and staff play a vital part in our students' experiences, whether it's inside or outside the classroom. Help us celebrate as these Phoenixes take their next step as fearless, fully-educated leaders.

A faculty member embraced a student on the commencement stage

How to Participate in Commencement

There are many ways faculty and staff can take part in one or both of our commencement ceremonies.

A student commencement speaker addresses the crowd from stage


Thank you for helping make this event memorable for students and families. Volunteers are needed for 2-4 hours.

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A faculty members poses with a graduated student outdoors after the commencement ceremony


All general faculty and staff are invited to process in one of the commencement ceremonies.

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Two faculty members pose with a student and their diploma after commencement


If you wish to attend as an audience member, you may request one ticket for the staff seating section.

Request a Ticket

Academic Program Chairs & Master's Candidates' Major Professors

All academic program chairs and master’s candidates’ major professors are expected to attend commencement. If you are unable, you must identify a substitute to represent your program. Please notify us of your attendance by completing the program chair and hooder sign up form by April 29, 2024.

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A faculty member addresses the audience at the commencement lectern

Gown Rental Information

Academic apparel is required to participate in commencement. Apparel may be purchased or rented from the Phoenix Bookstore through March 24, 2024. You will receive an email once apparel rentals are available for pickup.

Place a Rental Order Online

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How can we Help?

If you have any questions about getting involved in commencement, give us a call at 920-465-2720 or send an email to our commencement team.

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