Robing & Procession-Commencement Weekend - Carnegie Mellon University

Robing and Procession Information

Sunday, May 19

10 a.m.

Commencement participants report to the appropriate robing location listed below for procession line up. Faculty marshals and commencement staff will lead each group from their robing location into designated seating sections in Gesling Stadium.

10:15 a.m.

Participants begin processing from their robing locations to Gesling Stadium.

11 a.m.

Ceremony begins.


Robing Locations

Platform Group

Activities Room, second floor, UC


Faculty and Doctor's Candidates

TV/Rec Room, West Wing


Bachelor of Humanities & Arts
Bachelor of Science & Arts
Bachelor of Computer Science & Arts (BHA/BSA/BCSA)

First floor, Baker Hall, behind DC bachelor's


Carnegie Institute of Technology (CIT)

Carnegie Mellon Café, Resnik House


College of Fine Arts (CFA)

Bachelor's−main lobby, CFA
Master's−mezzanine, CFA


Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences (DC)

Bachelor's−first floor, Baker Hall
Master's−first floor, Porter Hall


Entertainment Technology Center (ETC)

5300 corridor, Gates & Hillman Centers, behind SCS master's


Heinz College

School of Information Systems & Management−main entrance, Hamburg Hall
School of Public Policy & Management−main entrance hall, Hamburg Hall, behind School of Information Systems & Management


Mellon College of Science (MCS)

Bachelor's−second floor, Baker Hall
Master's−second floor, Porter Hall


School of Computer Science (SCS)

Bachelor's−5200 corridor, Gates & Hillman Centers
Master's−5300 corridor, Gates & Hillman Centers


Science & Humanities Scholars (SHS)

First floor, Baker Hall, behind BHA/BSA/BCSA


Silicon Valley

Carnegie Mellon Café, Resnik House, behind CIT


Tepper School of Business (Tepper)

Main lobby, upper level, Posner Hall


Guidelines for Wearing Academic Regalia

Cap is worn straight with the shallow part in the front.
Faculty and graduate students wear the tassel on the left.
Bachelor’s students wear the tassel on the right and move it to the left after the degree has been conferred.
Male graduates and faculty members should remove their caps during the national anthem.