Let the Celebration Commence!

Commencement 2014 is approaching and we want you to be part of it! Commencement is a fun and exciting time. The days are long, but fun and rewarding. We need individuals who want to be part of our student's final experience here at GCU, to make it a memorable one for them and support our students in their huge accomplishments! Let's go 'Lopes, we need your help!

Traditional Campus Students
Thursday, April 24, 2014
AZ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Phoenix, AZ
10 a.m. - CONHCP/KBCOB
3 p.m. - CAS/COFAP/COE/COT



Important Information

As a Commencement Staff Volunteer for the 2014 Traditional Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, April 24th (held during work hours), you must seek prior approval from your manager and permission will be granted based on work load and performance considerations.  The hours seem long, but you will receive plenty of breaks to make it a normal work day.  

Commencement Volunteer hours are from 7 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m.  

Location: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ
Meals: Continental breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.

Available Volunteer Positions

Concierge Staff - Greet students and guests as they arrive. Help answer questions, provide directions and offer assistance to all attendees.

Graduate Seating Staff - Assist the students to their correct seats and help provide directional flow during the live ceremony. You will be on your feet for at least 45 minutes during the live ceremony. You will also be visible to all within the arena.  

Special Needs Staff - Help assist guests and students with any special needs they may have prior, during and after the ceremony. Please note: Driving a golf cart is a possibility.  

Student Regalia Staff - Help the students get dressed in their regalia prior to the ceremony.  

Usher Staff - Hand out commencement programs to the guests and provide directional flow during and after the ceremony. This position helps maintain crowd control and requires someone who can provide clear directions with a friendly personality.  

Faculty Assistance Staff - Will be assisting faculty with regalia, line up and directional needs.