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Information for Faculty & Staff

Information for Faculty and Staff
University Convocation and College White Coat Ceremony
Saturday, August 9, 2014

 

Location: 


 

 

Convocation

Pomona Fairplex, Building #4 
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA  91768
Directions: Campus to Pomona Fairplex

 
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Faculty:


WesternU Faculty Members


Requested Arrival Time
: 7:30 a.m.
Pomona Fairplex is VERY large, please allow ample time for parking and walking to Building #6.

Parking for All Faculty (except CVM): Enter at Gate #3. You will surrender your YELLOW parking pass at the entrance of Gate #3 and be directed by Fairplex parking staff to the appropriate parking area.

Parking for CVM Faculty: Use Gate #1 and park in the Lower Admin Lot. You will surrender your NEON GREEN parking pass at the entrance.

Return any unused parking passes to Karen Hutton-Lopez in the Student Services Center as soon as possible.


Faculty Robing Room:
South-end of Fairplex-Building #6. A continental breakfast will be served starting at 6:00 a.m.

Regalia:
All faculty members participating in the processional are required to wear academic regalia (cap, gown & hood). You may purchase regalia through the WesternU Bookstore. Please bring your regalia pressed/steamed and ready to wear.

Following Convocation:
The academic recessional will end in Building #6, please gather your personal belongings and report to the designated White Coat Ceremony staging area for your college:  

Osteopathic Medicine

Fairplex, Building #6

 

Pharmacy

Sheraton Hotel, Cabernet Room

 

Biomedical Sciences | Conference Center, Sonoma 
Dental Medicine | Conference Center, Temecula 
Optometry | Conference Center, Leona 1
Podiatric Medicine | Conference Center, Leona 2

Allied Health Professions:

Pomona First Baptist Church
586 N. Main St.
Pomona, CA
Directions to Pomona First Baptist

Graduate Nursing:

Pilgrim Congregational Church
600 N Gary Ave.
Pomona, CA
Directions to Pilgrim Congregational Church

 

Veterinary Medicine:

Little Bridges Hall of Music
150 E. 4th Street
Claremont, CA
Directions to Little Bridges Hall of Music

 

Staff:


Convocation Ceremony Assistants


Arrival Time:
6:30 a.m.
Pomona Fairplex is VERY large, please allow ample time for parking and walking to Building #6.

Estimated End Time: 12:00 Noon
Please plan on working until Convocation Ceremony has concluded and some will be requested by team leads to work through White Coat Ceremonies.

Convocation Starts: 8:30 a.m. (Doors close promptly at 8:20 a.m.)

Parking Information: Enter at Gate #1 and park in the Lower Admin Lot. You will surrender your GREEN parking pass at the entrance and be directed by Fairplex parking staff to the appropriate area.
Return any unused parking passes to Karen Hutton-Lopez in the Student Services Center as soon as possible. 

Check-In/Staff Room: South-end of Fairplex-Building #6 (faculty entrance). A continental breakfast will be served starting at 5:30 a.m.

Attire:
Staff working on behalf of a college are asked to follow the dress code required by their respective college. University Student Affairs staff are asked to wear their blue convocation shirt and name badge, black, white or khaki slacks/capris, and comfortable shoes (clean tennis shoes are acceptable). No jeans. If you have been assigned to an outdoor team you may want to bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

Emergency Procedures:
Report any emergencies to your team lead immediately. Your team lead will contact Fairplex staff appropriately.