personnel policies and procedures

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Pinning/Commencement Attendance


To establish (full-time) employee attendance requirements for pinning/commencement ceremonies

Revision Responsibility: President

Responsible Executive Office: President

Created: April 20, 2012


Pinning and commencement are celebrated jointly in one ceremony four times a year.

I. Formal pinning/commencement ceremonies are schedule quarterly as deemed appropriate by the College President.

II. All full-time faculty, administrators, and staff are required to participate in the quarterly ceremonies.


I. The College President will schedule the dates for pinning/commencement during the summer quarter for the following year's calendar.  Dates for pinning/commencement coincide with the end of each respective quarter. 

II. All employees are responsible for obtaining their regalia.  Regalia may be rented through the Registrar.

III. Any request to be excused from the pinning/commencement ceremony must be submitted in writing to the appropriate Executive Administrator, according to the reporting lines on the organizational chart.