Unified Commencement is on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 9 a.m. in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Faculty should arrive by 8 a.m. and proceed to the East Bunker Club Lounge. The most direct entrance to the bunker lounge is from the ground floor of Garage 1, which is the designated parking garage for faculty requesting parking permits. Faculty arriving by shuttle or taxi should enter through Gate A, ground level entrance at Poydras St.
Robing is at 8:15 a.m. and the academic procession begins promptly at 9 a.m. Faculty participating in Unified Commencement may receive a free parking permit for the Superdome or take the free shuttle from the uptown campus.
Continuous free shuttle service will run from the Tulane uptown campus to the Superdome on May 16 starting at 7 a.m. Shuttle pick-up will be across from the Reily Student Recreation Center, near the Diboll Garage and drop off at Poydras St, Gate A entrance. Parking on campus is free on Commencement day. Shuttle buses will return to the uptown campus following the Unified Commencement Ceremony, AB Freeman School of Business Ceremony and the School of Liberal Arts Ceremony. The last shuttle will return to the uptown campus departing from the Superdome Gate A on Poydras St. one hour after the end of the Liberal Arts ceremony. For more information about shuttle services, contact the shuttles and transportation office at 504-314-7433.
All faculty participating in Unified Commencement are invited to Wave Goodbye on Friday, May 13, 6-8 p.m. in the Gibson Quad on the uptown campus. Participating faculty are allotted two tickets to the party. An online form for faculty requesting tickets and parking passes will be available on this website starting Monday, May 2.
Faculty on the uptown campus who need to order academic regalia should visit the Tulane Bookstore on the first floor of the Lavin-Bernick Center or call 504-865-5913. Faculty on the downtown campus should visit the Health Sciences Bookstore or call 504-988-5204.