Seeking volunteers to help during 2021 commencement

This notice appeared in the Weekly Phoenix between March 30, 2021 and April 12, 2021.

March 29, 2021

The Office of the University Registrar is seeking volunteers to assist with the upcoming commencement ceremony. Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 2, at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland. Staff members are invited to volunteer to assist with a variety of tasks related to the event. If you are interested in volunteering, please coordinate with your supervisor for approval. If you have general questions about volunteering for University events, contact Human Resources.

Once you have been approved by your supervisor to volunteer for commencement, contact [email protected] for more information about available tasks.

Thank you in advance for your consideration and willingness to help make this a special day for our graduates!

Every person attending commencement is expected to accept personal responsibility for their actions by following all current CDC recommendations and University policies and procedures. Guidance from the U.S Center for Disease Control (CDC) continues to emphasize that everyone must follow all steps to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 at all times. This includes proper use of face masks, social distancing, and personal hygiene. It is important to note that CDC guidance is based on what is currently known about COVID-19 and its variants.