February 3, 2017

Commencement Flag Bearers Needed

Lead Your Class at Graduation!

To:  All eligible USC School of Cinematic Arts Soon-to-be-Graduates
Wanted:  One SCA Flag Bearer & One SCA Banner Bearer
Flag & Banner Bearers lead the faculty and graduates in each ceremony processional at
USC's Main Commencement Ceremony and the SCA's Satellite Ceremony, and attend two required rehearsals.
Friday, May 12, 2017
USC Main Ceremony at Alumni Memorial Park (line up at 7:00 AM)
SCA Satellite Ceremony at Shrine Auditorium (line up at 1:30 PM)
Rehearsal on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Bovard (1 hour)
Rehearsal during the week of May 8, 2017, time TBD at Shrine Auditorium (1 hour)
  • You get the honor of carrying your school colors in both ceremony processionals!
  • Your name gets a special listing in the 2017 USC Commencement Book.
  • Your cap & gown rental cost is FREE.  (normally $80 for Master's, $60 for Bachelor's)
You must be a USC School of Cinematic Arts major graduating in either Fall 2016, Spring 2017, or Summer 2017.  One undergraduate and one graduate student will be randomly chosen from all qualified entries.
What do I need to do?
If you are willing, able and available to fulfill ALL these flag/banner bearer duties, please send an email no later than Friday, February 10, 2017 to commencement@cinema.usc.edu .  Include the following:
      Subj:  F/B bearer
      First and last name
      Cell phone number
      Degree expected (include discipline, e.g., Animation, Production, etc.)
      Expected completion date
You must be available for both ceremonies and rehearsals to qualify.
What happens next?
A random drawing from all qualified submitted email entries will take place on Monday, February 13, 2017 in the Dean's Office to determine one flag bearer and one banner bearer to represent the SCA on Commencement Day.
Winners will be notified via email as soon as possible after the drawing, and their names will be posted to the SCA Web site.
For more Commencement info, visit:
USC Commencement 2017
Contact Information

Email: commencement@cinema.usc.edu