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Faculty Marshall

If you are interested in becoming a Faculty Marshall, please contact Marisela Marquez at mariseto@nmsu.edu or 575-646-4796 before October 13th, 2014 to ensure your name is printed in the Commencement Program.


Faculty regalia includes the hood, gown, tassel, and tam/mortar board. Regalia may be purchased or rented at the NMSU Bookstore. Deadline for specialty orders need to be made five weeks before the Commencement Ceremony.  The NMSU Bookstore can be contacted at 575-646-4701.

Associate Dean Line Up Information

At 9:00 a.m., report to your college to assist with line-up. Line-up will be on the east side of the Pan American Center on Arrowhead Drive. This will be an excellent opportunity to congratulate your Graduates.

Faculty and Faculty Advisers Line Up Information

At 9:00 a.m., report to the east tunnel of the Pan American Center for the designated ceremony. Marshals will assist with lineup. The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.

A riser on the platform is provided for faculty members hooding Doctoral Candidates. The candidate should stand directly in front of the riser; the faculty member should stand on the riser. The dean will hand the hood to the advisor, who will proceed to hood the candidate.

Faculty needing assistance call Marisela Marquez at 646-7382 as soon as possible.

Orders must be made no later than October 18, 2014.

Platform party

The platform party (regents, honorary degree recipients, deans, university officials) will receive information from Jolie Tixier at Presidential Events.