Faculty members are asked to park in the East Deck, near the Fretwell and Storrs buildings, and arrive at the James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) no later than one hour prior to the ceremony. Shuttles will be running from the East Deck to the Popp Martin Student Union. Paratransit service will also be running from the East Deck to the west entrance of the Student Activity Center.
Entering the Student Activity Center (SAC)
Faculty will line up in the Northwest corner of the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC). You may enter the building through any entrance. Signs will direct you to the faculty line up area. To avoid waiting in line with guests, you may also enter through the south entrance. The Northwest line up area requires you to descend a flight of stairs to process into the arena. If you have accessibility needs, you may enter the building through the loading dock entrance and wait in the loading dock area for the procession to begin.
SECURITY: Leave all bags in your car. Security checks with metal detectors will be conducted at entry points. Allow for extra time. Arrive at the SAC one hour prior to your ceremony.
The faculty will line up in the Northwest corner of the Barnhardt Student Activity Center. Refreshments will be available in the faculty line-up area one hour prior to the ceremony.
Please contact the Office of Disability Services at 704-687-0040 if you are in need of floor seating.