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Graduation Day - Guests - What to Bring

GUESTS: Please comply with the following rules regarding Commencement. This will help make the ceremony enjoyable for all and avoid delays.

DO NOT BRING the following while at the FedExForum. These things are not allowed. This is a violation of policy of the facility.

  • No Helium Balloons
  • Outside food or beverages
  • Air Horns/Cowbells-DO NOT bring these or any noise makers of the like.
  • Beach Balls
  • Silly String

(These items will be confiscated and will NOT be returned).

We understand that Commencement is a day of excitement for not only our graduates, but also their families and friends. We welcome praise for the graduates, but please refrain from barking, excessive yells and other forms of this nature. These forms of behavior lengthen the ceremony and aganist our rules. Any guests who violate this may be asked to leave the ceremony.

Instructions for Guests

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Last Updated: 5/6/13