Commencement 2022

Baccalaureate & Commencement Schedule

Thursday, May 26, 2022
All School Chapel and SOR End of Year Awards Ceremony | 10:30 a.m.
Regents Gymnasium

Mandatory Baccalaureate Rehearsal & Ceremony
Riverbend Church, 4214 Capital of Texas Highway
5:45 p.m.: All Juniors and Seniors report to Community Center at Riverbend Church for rehearsal
7:00 p.m.: All Faculty report to Community Center at Riverbend Church for processional lineup
7:30 pm.: Baccalaureate Ceremony begins
  • Rehearsal will begin promptly at 5:45 p.m. for all juniors and seniors
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation to Riverbend Church
  • Plan ahead and leave early to accommodate for added time in rush hour traffic!
  • Students will not have time to leave between the rehearsal and service - eat beforehand and arrive in proper attire
  • Baccalaureate will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m., so students are expected to arrive on time, and remain attentive and cooperative during the rehearsal.

Friday, May 27, 2022

Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal | 10:00 a.m.
Regents Gymnasium 
  • Rehearsal will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. for all juniors and seniors
  • No food or drink will be allowed inside the gym

Commencement Exercises | 7:30 p.m.
Regents Main Field (Inclement Weather: Regents Gymnasium)
6:45 p.m.: All Seniors, Juniors, and Faculty report to Regents Gymnasium
7:30 p.m.: Commencement Exercises Begin
  • Reserved, assigned seating for 8 guests per senior with overflow seating available for junior guests and all other guests
                                             

Attire
  • Seniors:
    • Baccalaureate: Pressed gowns, NO mortarboard, NO medals or pins
    • Commencement: Pressed gowns, mortarboard, and tassel. Students may wear medals and pins earned from Regents. Do NOT decorate mortarboard. If you do so, you will NOT be permitted to wear it at the ceremony.
      • Boys: Dark trousers, black or brown shoes, dark socks, white shirt, and tie
      • Girls: Sunday dress or blouse and skirt (no pants) and dress shoes (no flip-flops). Expect to walk on uneven, unpaved ground and stand for extended periods of time at Commencement.
  • Junior Boys: Clean chapel uniform jacket, pressed shirt, tie, pants, brown shoes, clean solid black, white or navy socks
  • Junior Girls: Clean chapel uniform jacket, pressed shirt, skirt of appropriate length, brown shoes, clean white KNEE socks
  • Faculty: Regalia; NO caps at Baccalaureate. Wear mortarboard at Commencement.
  • Guests:
    • Baccalaureate: Sunday dress
    • Commencement: Sundresses, golf shirts
Parking Instructions
  • Seniors, Families, and Guests: Main parking lot
  • Juniors & Volunteers: Baseball lot (adjacent to Baseball field on West Campus)
  • Faculty: Berm lot
  • Faculty and students are encouraged to carpool to reduce traffic congestion.

Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy

Regents School of Austin does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admission, financial aid or employment policies, or any other programs administered by the school.