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Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation

Instructions for Faculty

Faculty Procession

Retired and current faculty will assemble in academic dress no later than 5:10 p.m. in the Perkins Administration Building lobby.  The faculty will process together to McFarlin Auditorium, lead by the retired faculty.  The procession begins moving at 5:30 p.m. following the students being recognized at Honors Convocation.  The Faculties remain standing until the President takes his seat.  After the Benediction, the Platform Party will lead the recessional, followed by the Faculties in a single-file line until reaching the sidewalk outside the building. 

If you have questions regarding the Faculty Procession, please email ceremonies@smu.edu or call 214-768-3417.

Faculty Regalia

If you wish to rent your academic regalia, you may do so at the SMU Bookstore.  To process your order they will need the following information: 

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Height (with shoes)
  • Cap Size
  • Degree
  • Name of school where degree was earned
  • City and State of school
  • Phone number where you can be reached
  • Department on campus

You may transmit the above information via phone, fax, email, or in person at the bookstore.  If you call the bookstore, any clerk can assist you.  If you email or fax the request, please put “To the attention of Honors Convocation Regalia” on your request. 

            214-768-2435 (phone)
            214-768-3350 (fax)
            tm526@bncollege.com (email)

To ensure that regalia arrives in time, please place your order by the 1st week of April. 

If you have specific questions or concerns about your regalia, please call the SMU Bookstore.

Faculty RSVP

Please click here.