At least 80 volunteers are needed to serve in a number of different roles including set-up prior to the ceremony, as information specialists and assist guests during the Commencement ceremony. Commencement volunteers play an important service and public relations role. As a volunteer, we seek your assistance in:
- Providing directions and programs
- Assisting family and friends of our graduates in finding seats
- Assisting guests with special needs, answering questions
- Being an OSU ambassador
- Pre-commencement setup and post-event wrap up
All volunteers must sign up online at https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bkLshXuzGylCwe1
Attendance at mandatory training sessions will be required prior to the commencement ceremony. Training will be held on:
Thursday, May 30
11:00am - Noon
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Beth Ray Center, Room TBA
All volunteers receive confirmation and detailed information about their tasks before the Commencement ceremony. Most volunteers will be needed on Saturday, June 15 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Some will be asked to stay later dependent upon tasks assigned.
Thank you in advance for helping make Commencement a special event for our graduates and guests.