Faculty Information

Faculty in Commencement Regalia


Faculty are required to register their intent to participate in the Commencement Ceremonies. Check back for registration.


  • Each ceremony is anticipated to last approximately 2 hours.
  • Line-up at begins 30 minutes before the ceremony start time.
  • The faculty robing room will be located in the HRC Demo Kitchen.
  • Faculty will line up for the processional in the Depot Road Parking Lot near the Dairy Bar.
  • Pre-registration is REQUIRED.


In recognition of the significance of commencement, all UNH faculty are expected to wear full academic regalia. this includes a Masters, PhD, or Doctoral gown, Cap or Tam, tassel, and a hood representative of your highest degree earned and the institution at which it was earned. Faculty can choose to wear a black gown or a gown in the colors of their institution along with the appropriate cap/tam, tassel, and hood.

If you do not own regalia, it may be rented or purchased through the university's independent vendor, Balfour by completing the online form here or by calling 978-686-4566. The deadline to order regalia is April 1st.

Faculty who earned a doctoral or PhD degree from UNH can choose to wear UNH-specific, custom academic regalia. The vendor will be helpful in determining which regalia is appropriate to your degree and institution.

Faculty are responsible for all charges associated with the rental, purchase and shipping of regalia.

The Commencement Office has limited quantities of regalia on-hand to borrow. For further details, please email unh.commencement@unh.edu.


Parking is available for registered faculty members. Parking location will be announced.