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Processional

Traditionally, the processional begins with the candidates for graduation and ends with the highest ranking officer at the institution, follwed by an institutional symbol, such as the mace. At Pacific, the college and schools are able to establish their own processional tradition. The Commencement Ceremony follows traditional academic processional guidelines.

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Faculty Marshals
Candidates for Degrees
Bachelors
Masters
Doctoral
Faculty beginning with instructors, lecturers, assistants, and associates
Professors by rank (in order of seniority, newest last)
Dean of (School or College) in order of founding
Officers of the University
Honorary Degree Recipients
Board of Regents
Provost of the University
President of the University
Mace Bearer