Faculty and staff commencement volunteers needed

Faculty and staff volunteers are needed at the upcoming Spring Commencement ceremonies to assist at the information tables, pass out name cards to graduates and to assist graduates and guests. Register to volunteer!

Friday, May 12 (volunteer shift is 8 to 11 a.m.)
Ceremony for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Friday, May 12 (volunteer shift is 1 to 4 p.m.)
Doctoral, Master’s and Graduate Certificate for All Programs

Saturday, May 13 (volunteer shift is 8 to 11 a.m.)
Cato College of Education, The William States Lee College of Engineering and College of Health & Human Services

Saturday, May 13 (volunteer shift is 1 to 4 p.m.)
College of Arts + Architecture, Belk College of Business, College of Computing & Informatics

*Snacks and drinks for volunteers will be provided on both Friday and Saturday.

Orientations for all ceremonies will take place virtually Monday, May 8. All volunteers are encouraged to attend to learn more about what to expect during the ceremonies and to ask questions.

There will be time on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 10, for those who would like to do an optional in-person walkthrough of the Barnhardt Student Activity Center. Additional information for this and the virtual orientation will be sent at the end of April.

Attention SHRA Employees
SHRA employees subject to the Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) who were not normally scheduled for Friday or Saturday work are authorized to receive overtime compensation or compensatory time off if the hours worked for the week are sufficient to generate the overtime situation. Such employees will be paid from funding in the department to which they are assigned. The rate of overtime compensation will be based on the employee’s normal salary.

Departmental supervisors determine whether an employee will be paid overtime or receive compensatory time. The decision is primarily based on whether or not the employee will be able to use their compensatory time and departmental funding available to pay overtime. It’s recommended you discuss this with your supervisor to determine how overtime would be handled in your situation. For more information, please view the Human Resources memorandum.