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Information for Volunteers

Thank you for volunteering for Graduation 2021!

Your support helps make Commencement weekend special for our graduates and their guests. See below for volunteer opportunities and to sign-up. Please contact Nick Tumolo with any questions at nicholas.tumolo@villanova.edu.

STUDENT COMMENCEMENT COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
Students can view more information and the application here

 

STAFF VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN MARCH 2021! 

Incentives for Staff Volunteers!

In appreciation for volunteering your time, all full-time staff who volunteer at two of the three following events will be able to make two of the designated Summer Fridays a full day off instead of a half day.
    - Undergraduate Commencement
    - College Convocations
    - Graduate Commencement

Additionally, all Commencement volunteers will receive a new, Villanova-branded windbreaker jacket to wear during graduation weekend.

STAFF VOLUNTEER INFORMATION:

There are three major events for which volunteers are needed: the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Friday May 21, the College Convocation Ceremonies during the morning of Saturday May 22, and the Graduate Commencement Ceremony during the afternoon of Saturday, May 22. Volunteer opportunities are available to Villanova staff only.

UNDERGRADUATE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY - Friday 5/21 - Sign up to assist with Villanova’s Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony held in the Stadium. Volunteers will assist with ticket collection, ushering, special needs seating, VIP areas, procession assistance, and other roles. Volunteers will report to the Bartley Exchange at 12:45pm on Friday 5/21 and lunch will be provided. The ceremony begins at 4:30pm and will conclude by 6pm. A volunteer training will be held on Wednesday 5/19 at 1:30pm in the O'Dea Terrace Lounge, Talley Center. More information will be sent to volunteers via email.

COLLEGE CONVOCATION CEREMONIES - Saturday 5/22 - Sign up to assist with the academic college’s convocation ceremonies, held in venues across campus. Volunteers will assist with ushering, special needs seating, VIP areas, graduate line-up, procession assistance, and other roles. Volunteers will report at 7:00am on Saturday 5/16 (location TBD) and breakfast will be provided. The ceremonies begin at 9:00am and will conclude by 10:30am. A volunteer training meeting will be held on Wednesday 5/19 at 2:45pm in the O'Dea Terrace Lounge, Talley Center. More information will be sent to volunteers via email.

GRADUATE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY - Saturday 5/22 - Sign up to assist with Villanova’s Graduate Commencement Ceremony held in the Stadium. Volunteers will assist with graduate line-up, ushering, special needs seating, VIP areas, procession assistance, and other roles. Volunteers will report at 10:45am on Saturday 5/22 and lunch will be provided. The ceremony begins at 1pm and will conclude by 3pm. A volunteer training meeting will be held on Wednesday 5/19 at 1:30pm in the O'Dea Terrace Lounge, Talley Center. More information will be sent to volunteers via email.