Line-up & Seating


  • Students report to Harrington Auditorium in regalia as follows: 

    • Graduate Students - Thursday, May 11 from 3:30 – 4:15.

    • Undergraduate Students - Saturday, May 13 from 8:30 – 9:15.

  • If you are late for line-up and the Processional is moving, we are not able to insert you into your designated order, and you will positioned at the very end of the degree candidates.
  • Step off for the Processional is at approximately 4:30 pm (Thursday) or 9:30 am (Saturday).
  • Dress for the weather -- if raining, you may bring an umbrella if it fits under your seat. Remember, we are seated under the commencement tent. 

All students must wear WPI regalia, and staff will place each student in their row and in alpha order.