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Volunteer for Summer Commencement, Convocation Ceremonies

UC faculty, staff and students are encouraged to volunteer at the Aug. 4 Commencement ceremony and Aug. 18 Convocation and family picnic. Deadline to sign up for both events is July 17.

Date: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM
By: Melva Karnes
Phone: (513) 556-2767

UC ingot   Members of the University of Cincinnati community are encouraged to volunteer at the August Commencement ceremony celebrating the summer 2017 graduates.

The All-University Commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, at the BB&T Arena at Northern Kentucky University. The ceremony time is to be announced.

Volunteers are asked to serve for a few hours at the ceremony. Responsibilities can include serving as guides, providing directions to campus guests, assisting individuals with limited mobility, assisting in lining up graduates to march, holding doors for processions and other important duties.

Anyone interested in volunteering need only fill out a brief online sign-up form. Deadline to sign up is July 17.

Volunteers are also needed for the New Student Convocation Ceremony, which takes place at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 18, at Nippert Stadium, followed by the Family Picnic. Register to volunteer online.

For more information, contact the Commencement Office, at or 513-556-3502.