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Planning Your Arrival

Planning Your Arrival on Saturday, May 11, 2019

Weather reminder: In the event of heavy rain, graduates will check-in at The Palace Theater stage door entrance, located on Brook St. (A decision to implement the plan will be made at 7 AM on Saturday, and the details will be communicated to all participants, faculty, and staff via e-mail.  Again, we will only email on Saturday morning if there is a change in plans.)

10 a.m. Ceremony

Commencement for all Graduate programs and main campus Undergraduate programs

 

Graduating Students
Participants walking in the morning commencement should check-in beginning at 8 a.m. at Post University / Downtown, 140 Bank Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.  This check-in and line-up area is around the corner from The Palace Theater, and graduates and faculty will process as a group to the venue starting at 9:55 a.m. SHARP, with much pageantry!.  (In the event of heavy rain, graduates will be asked to check-in at The Palace Theater stage door entrance, located on Brook St.)

 

 

Guests
Guests of participants walking in the morning commencement should arrive at The Palace Theater, 100 E. Main Street Waterbury, starting at 9 a.m. and by 10 a.m. All guests must have a ticket to enter the theater. Seating is assigned and guests must use the main theater entrance only. Guests arriving after the start of the processional, which will enter the theater at 10 a.m. SHARP, will be asked to wait in the lobby until the processional is complete, and will then be seated. 

 

Parking
Free student and guest parking is available at the Scovill Street Garage, 33 Scovill Street, Waterbury.  Both The Palace Theater, where guests should report, and Post University’s downtown offices, where students should report for check-in, are a short walk away.  Post Associates will be on duty to guide you to and from the parking garage. A handicapped drop-off zone is located directly in front of The Palace Theater.

3 p.m. Ceremony

Commencement for all online Undergraduate students


Graduating Students
Undergraduate students walking in the afternoon commencement should check-in beginning at 1 p.m. at Post University / Downtown, 140 Bank Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.  This check-in and line-up area is around the corner from The Palace Theater, and graduates and faculty will process as a group to the venue starting at 2:55 p.m. SHARP, with much pageantry!. (In the event of heavy rain, graduates will be asked to check-in at The Palace Theater stage door entrance, located on Brook St.)


 
Guests
Guests of students walking in the afternoon commencement should arrive at The Palace Theater, 100 E. Main Street Waterbury, starting at 2 p.m. and by 3 p.m. All guests must have a ticket to enter the theater. Seating is assigned, and guests must use the main theater entrance only. Guests arriving after the start of the processional, which will enter the theater at 3 p.m. SHARP, will be asked to wait in the lobby until the processional is complete, and will then be seated.


Parking
Free student and guest parking is available at the Scovill Street Garage, 33 Scovill Street, Waterbury.  Both The Palace Theater, where guests should report, and Post University’s downtown offices, where students should report for check-in, are a short walk away.  Post Associates will be on duty to guide you to and from the parking garage throughout the day.  A handicapped drop-off zone is located directly in front of The Palace Theater.

 

Palace Theater Etiquette:

NOT PERMITTED INSIDE THE THEATER: alcoholic beverages, smoking or vaping, and balloons of any kind.

Please note there is no place to store valuables during the ceremony (i.e. large purses, cameras, etc.), so please only bring what is necessary that will fit under your seat or on your lap.