Non-Cowell Faculty/Staff Escort

Deadline for student to complete this process: Friday, June 2, 2017

Should you decide to invite a non-Cowell faculty or staff to escort you across the stage, at the time that you ask them, it's important you convey the following info:

Cowell's ceremony is on Saturday, June 17. Faculty or staff escorts not affiliated with Cowell participate the same as their Cowell colleagues. This includes arriving at 12:45pm to the Page Smith Library at Cowell, processing with faculty and staff on stage, sitting on stage with the 20+ Cowell fellows, and staying through the entire ceremony (1:30-3pm). Ceremony and procession instructions are given upon arrival at the Page Smith Library. Cowell is unable to arrange regalia for non-Cowell escorts (while regalia is optional, most faculty in the stage party chose to wear it as do some staff). Escorts will be provided a parking pass to park near Cowell in lot 109.
Graduating student: if you receive confirmation that your invitee will participate, send the following information to Kara Snider (, 831-459-4655) no later than Friday, June 2, 2017:

  • Your name
  • Escort's full name and dept/unit
  • Escort's email address and phone number
  • Escort's campus mail stop 

Note: only UC Santa Cruz faculty and staff may fill this role (not personal friends or family members).