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Faculty Commencement Information

Faculty participants are expected to wear appropriate academic regalia. Academic regalia may be purchased or rented through Oak Hall Industries.

Faculty will process into the arena and will be seated on the side sections next to the graduates. Faculty process in order of service date. A listing of procession order is prepared and sent to all faculty from the office of Academic Affairs.

Armstrong State University allows current university faculty the honor of presenting the diploma to an immediate family member who is graduating from Armstrong.  To participate in this honor, please notify the Registrar's Office.

Faculty and Staff Regalia Orders

Faculty and Staff desiring to order regalia to purchase or to rent may contact:

Oak Hall Industries
PO Box 1078
840 Union Street
Salem, VA 24153
Telephone: 540.387.0047
Fax: 540.387.4385
Rental Telephone: 1.800.456.7623
Fax: 540.387.2034

It is recommended that faculty and staff go to Oak Hall's web site in order to view options for regalia. Traditional and custom regalia can be ordered. Oak Hall Industries asks to allow 4-7 weeks for delivery. They can automatically rush an order if it is placed within three weeks (21 days) of requested arrival date.