Winter Commencement: Regalia and Volunteer Information
We are excited to celebrate the great accomplishments of our students alongside you at Winter Commencement on Saturday, November 21. To ensure the health and safety of all participants, we must stay flexible.

At this time, we are planning to hold two ceremonies to limit the size of gatherings. The ceremonies will be divided by college and are planned for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Given the continually shifting number of graduate RSVPs from each college, we ask for your patience as we determine the best way to group colleges. We will inform you of which ceremony to attend as soon as we can accurately make that decision, but no later than October 30.

Please also note that alternate arrangements are being made in the event that an in-person ceremony is not feasible due to COVID-19. More information about the commencement health precautions are available online.
Faculty Regalia
Regalia rental orders are due by this Sunday, October 11. The University will cover the cost of your rentals. Faculty are encouraged to order online at
Instructions for Online Ordering 
On the large photo at the top of the page, click “Shop Your School”
Find and select Idaho State University
Click on the “Caps & Gowns” box
In the pop-up box that displays, click “Faculty Caps & Gowns”
Make your selections and complete the checkout process
If you have questions concerning regalia, or would prefer to order directly from the Bookstore, please contact Michael Larsen, or(208) 282-3237.
Volunteer Information
As always, the success of commencement will be dependent upon our dedicated team of volunteers. If you would like to volunteer, please complete the Commencement Volunteer Sign Up form by October 30. Volunteers will have the opportunity to attend a pre-commencement walkthrough on Friday, November 20

If you wish to volunteer for this event, please coordinate with your supervisor prior to signing up. Classified staff will be compensated for time worked during commencement and must coordinate with their supervisors to determine whether this time will be managed as work hour adjustments, compensatory time, or paid overtime.

Please direct specific volunteer questions to Allyson Johnson at or (208) 282-4798. Thank you for supporting Commencement.

COVID-19 Precautions
This commencement will look different from all other past ceremonies, as we work to keep participants healthy. In order to adhere to public health guidelines, we are unable to have an audience. Family and friends can watch the ceremony via a live stream on
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