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Join the Commencement Event Team

March 30, 2017

Commencement event teamThe Commencement 2017 Event Team is forming and all staff members are encouraged to lend a hand to make this year’s events a success.

New this year: All who volunteer their time will receive one complimentary ticket to the commencement brunch held after each ceremony.

There are several opportunities to be a part of this year's ceremonies, scheduled for May 13 and 14:

  • Greeters — Be the first point of contact and welcome thousands of guests to campus.
  • Robing and processions — Help candidates take the next step of their UC Merced journey by assisting them before and during the ceremony.
  • Ushers — Check tickets, distribute programs, usher guests to seats and assist with crowd control.
  • Guest services — Serve as a resource for guests with general questions and special needs.

To be part of the event team, fill out the form online before April 28. For more information, email commencement@ucmerced.edu.