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Faculty and Staff Participation


West Campus Faculty Participation

Faculty participation during Commencement creates a meaningful atmosphere for our graduates and their families. All faculty are invited to participate in the academic Ceremony and are asked to RSVP. Please note that any faculty interested in walking in the academic procession or serving as a marshal must wear academic attire. 


If you would like to participate in the December Commencement Ceremony, please complete the  Faculty Participation RSVP Form.


Online Ordering is now available

Order your Regalia online by  November 7, 2019

Faculty who have not ordered regalia through the website by November 7, 2019 should visit Shop Red West starting November 20, 2019 All requests must be made in store at Shop Red West (Melville Library) with any Store Associate.

* The Office of the Provost will pay for the rental of academic attire for all Faculty in departments that report to the provostial area. Faculty from reporting departments should use the numbers below.

For Online Orders |   Customer #:  31100676111   &  Order #:  4327816

*Provost sponsored regalia is first come first served and each faculty member hoping to use this sponsor must have a valid Stony Brook University ID available at time of pickup. Faculty/Staff members who may need someone to pick up their regalia on their behalf, must send an email to with the information on who will be picking up regalia for them.  All regalia is due back to Shop Red West by 12/30/19 by 3pm. Any late rental regalia returns will be subject to a late fee.

Faculty Rental Prices are below:

  • Bachelors PKG-$50.00
  • Masters PHG-$65.00
  • Doctorate Package-$90.00


East Campus Faculty & Other Ceremony Guests

East Campus Faculty and Other Ceremony Guests wishing to participate in Commencement activities are responsible for the payment of their rented or purchased regalia. Regalia can be ordered directly at the Herff Jones website.

Order your Regalia online by  November 7, 2019


Delivery & Returns

All online orders placed by  November 7, 2019  will be available for pick up in Shop Red West beginning on December 4, 2019  during regular operating hours. Please check the  Shop Red website  for the latest store hours.
All rentals should be returned to Shop Red West by Monday, December 30 at 3PM .

Staff Participation

Come celebrate with our candidates and show your support by volunteering. Our volunteers are vital to ensure that all Commencement activities run smoothly and successfully.  If you would like to be a part of the commencement activities, please fill out the  Volunteer Form and/or email

 Below are the Volunteer positions available ...thank you in advance for your time and participation!