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Instructions for Marshals


Faculty Marshals assist with the assembly, procession and recession of the university’s main Commencement ceremony and the satellite ceremonies. In addition to the day of Commencement (Friday, May 13, 2016), marshals are strongly encouraged (but not required) to attend an informational luncheon and a walk through. Once marshals are determined, they will be contacted directly by the University Events team for additional details and instruction. 


Marshal Luncheon
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at noon
Town and Gown
Please RSVP by clicking here

Marshal walk through
Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11:00 am
Alumni Memorial Park
Please RSVP by clicking here

For questions regarding the luncheon and walk through, please contact Leigh Anne Martorana, 213.740.6786 or


Please click here for the 2016 Marshal Instructions Memo from the University Events Office.


Below you may view the briefing for the Satellite Ceremony you are attending:


Group 1 Briefing

Group 2 Briefing

Group 3 Briefing

Group 4 Briefing