When: Saturday, October 10, 2020
at 2 p.m
Where: Lufthansa Training and Conference Center
More information to come.
We want to ensure a memorable occasion for you, your families and your guests. In order to accomplish this, we ask your cooperation in reading and adhering to the instructions to the following information.
Saturday, October 10, 2020 – Lufthansa Training and Conference Center
Please check in at the Registration Table as soon as you arrive to the venue. Greeters will mark your arrival and provide them with any last minute instructions and directions.
|12 p.m.||Buffet meal is available for purchase at the hotel restaurant|
|12 p.m.||Participants must report to the Registration Table for robing|
|2 p.m.||Ceremony begins|
There will be a group photograph on the stairs and a reception after the ceremony.
If you did not visit the Herff Jones Portal to reserve your regalia, please contact the Graduation Team immediately to ensure we will have regalia set aside for you at pickup time.
Regalia will be available right before the ceremony at the Lufthansa Training and Conference Center beginning at 12:30 p.m. There is an area that is set up as the robing room and you will pick up your regalia there.
Your regalia is yours to keep as our gift to you for attending the ceremony. If you are unable to attend the ceremony, your regalia will be returned to our supplier.
Please check in at the Registration Table when you arrive at the Lufthansa Training and Conference Center. This will enable the greeters to mark your arrival and provide you with any instructions or directions that you and your guests will need. Greeters may be available to escort you to relevant areas as needed.
Please make prior arrangements to secure your personal belongings with family and guests. There is no secure area available to leave personal items in the staging area.
You will receive a numbered card that corresponds with your position in line for the graduation ceremony. This card will have your name, degree, honors and contact information on it. Please verify that the information on the card is correct. Staff will be available to assist you in lining up in the staging area.
The processional will begin promptly at 2 p.m. You must keep your card with you at all times. The announcer collects this card and scans it as you prepare to cross the stage. If you do not have your card, your name will not display on the monitors while crossing the stage.
When you cross the stage during the ceremony, you will be receiving and empty diploma cover (our gift to you for participating). All diplomas are mailed to students upon degree completion and are not available at the ceremony.
The dress code is business or civilian attire. You may need hairpins or clips to secure your cap. If you are receiving a Master’s degree, you may want to wear a shirt/blouse with buttons in front so that you can attach the loop of the hood to it.
For security reasons, no military uniforms may be worn under the provided cap and gown.
We ask that participants follow basic rules of etiquette for graduation. Please arrive on time and silence cell phones. Please make sure that all children are under supervision and show consideration to others.
Please email the ceremony location (email@example.com) if you will be requiring special accommodations to participate in the ceremony.
A group photograph will be taken after the ceremony. There will also be a reception with canapés and refreshments after the ceremony. There will also be an information table from the Alumni and Career Services departments at the reception.
Admission to the Lufthansa Training and Conference Center seating area is on a first come, first serve basis. No tickets are required. There is a reserved seating area available to VIP guests, faculty and student participants.
Family and guests should arrive at 12:30 p.m. They may wait with you in the staging area before the ceremony.
For security reasons, no military uniforms may be worn to the ceremony.
We ask that participants and guests follow basic rules of etiquette for graduation. Please arrive on time and silence cell phones. Please make sure that all children are under supervision and show consideration to others. Due to limited space in the ICI Center, we ask that any strollers remain in the lobby.
The duration of the ceremony is approximately one hour. Participants and their families can arrive early and eat lunch together. A buffet meal is available for purchase at the hotel restaurant from 12 p.m. Smaller meals and drinks are available all day at the café next to the restaurant.Please email the ceremony location (firstname.lastname@example.org) if any of your guests will be requiring special accommodations for guest seating.
Please visit the Alumni table at the reception for a free gift.
Students who have earned honors will find their honor cords or a distinction medallion packaged with their regalia. If you are not degree complete at the time of the ceremony, you will not receive honor cords or a distinction medallion for the ceremony. You will have the option to purchase these items after your degree has posted.
Graduation Announcements, Class Rings and Diploma Frames
If you are interested in purchasing graduation announcements, a class ring or a diploma frame, you can do so by visiting the Herff Jones website through this graduation website. Click on the Reserve Your Cap and Gown link on the left and scroll down to the bottom for the link to go to the Herff Jones website.
You can select the type of item that you are interested in purchasing and make your purchase online.
Military stoles are available for participants to purchase by clicking the above link. We do not have these items available for purchase at the ceremony, so please make sure to allow proper shipping time prior to the ceremony.
There will be a professional photographer at the ceremony taking photographs for you. Students will receive an email within a week of the ceremony with photo download instructions. These photographs are free.
Are you ready for your next career move? Stop by the informational table at the reception after the ceremony for information on ERAU Worldwide Career Services.
They can assist you in highlighting your career potential to industry leaders with career opportunities.
Contact the Lufthansa Training and Conference Center to book a room for your graduation stay. Mention Embry-Riddle to receive the rate for the block of rooms that ERAU is holding for its participants who wish to stay overnight.
ROOMS ARE NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH ONLINE BOOKING SITES. PLEASE CONTACT THE HOTEL DIRECTLY.
Telephone: +49 69 696 13 1000 or email email@example.com.