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Faculty and Staff Commencement FAQs

Yes, faculty and staff may present the diploma cover to graduating members of their immediate family.

Please note that your request has not been approved until you receive a confirmation with additional information from the Alumni Relations office.

Fill out the form to present a diploma cover HERE.

Faculty and staff robing and line-up will occur in the Fitness Center (southwest side of the Ryder Center) approximately 30 minutes before the procession. 

The University continues to provide regalia free of charge to faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff. Regalia is due on the date stated by the Bookstore.

If you wish to confirm that your regalia order was received, call the Bookstore at ext. 4277.

More instructions on how to order your regalia will be provided as the date of the event gets closer.

All faculty and staff are encouraged to volunteer during commencement to be apart of the graduates celebration. If you would like to volunteer fill out the volunteer form HERE. You will hear from the alumni relations office as the date gets closer on the details. If you have any questions, reach out to the Alumni Relations Office at or 989-964-4196.


Office of the Registrar
Wickes Hall 151

Alumni Relations
Wickes Hall 160

SVSU Bookstore
Curtiss Hall