Call to Academic Processions

Standing faculty members are cordially invited to participate in the two ceremonies marking the formal opening of the University in its 257th year.

Convocation and Opening Exercises: Sunday, September 1, 1996, Irvine Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Faculty who participate will march in the academic procession and will be seated on the stage during the ceremony. Academic costume is required; gowns can be ordered through the Office of the Secretary by com-pleting the form at right. The academic procession will form at 6 p.m. in Bodek Lounge on the first floor of Houston Hall and line Locust Walk as the Class of 2000 passes through on their way to Irvine. Participants in the procession are also invited to a 5 p.m. reception and buffet supper, sponsored by the President and Provost to honor volunteers in the Freshman Reading Project.

Welcome Assembly for New Graduate and Professional Students: Wednesday, September 4, 1996, Auditorium of the Annenberg School for Communication, 3620 Walnut Street, 5 p.m.

Special seating will be available for faculty at the Welcome Assembly. (There is no academic procession for the Welcome Assembly and academic costume is not required.) A reception and information fair for new graduate and professional students will follow the ceremony in the lobby of the Annenberg Center.

To participate in one or both of these ceremonies, please return the form at right to the Office of the Secretary no later than Friday, August 2, 1996.

Please return this form to the Office of the Secretary, 133 S. 36th St., 4th Flr./ 3246 no later than Friday, August 2.



Campus Address:

Campus Phone:

____ I will attend the Convocation and Opening Exercises on Sunday, September 1.

___ I will provide my own academic costume.

___ I would like the Office of the Secretary to order an academic costume for me, to be delivered to Bodek Lounge in Houston Hall on September 1. Height _____ Weight____ Cap Size _____ Highest Degree _____________________ Granting Institution__________________

____ I will attend the Welcome Assembly for New Graduate and Professional Students on Wednesday, September 4.


Volume 43 Number 1
July 16, 1996

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