ACADEMIC DRESS HIRE FOR HOBART CEREMONIES by lindayy

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									                     ACADEMIC DRESS HIRE
                    FOR HOBART CEREMONIES
If you are a graduand and have indicated on your eStudent page that you will be attending your
ceremony, your required academic dress has already been booked for you to collect.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

      Please read the following information carefully.
      Confirm if you are attending your ceremony as soon as possible on your eStudent page.
      Please make sure you are fully aware of the hire cost, cash deposit requirement, payment
       options, collection and return times and locations that are indicated for your ceremony. (See
       below for this information).
      Please ensure that you return your hired items after your ceremony. You will forfeit your
       deposit if you fail to return items within 90 minutes following your ceremony.
      If you are unable to collect your academic dress at the designated time (see below for this
       information), please contact Patsy Makarewicz, Business Services Supervisor, TUU Shop
       Hobart.
       Contact Details:
          o Ph 03 62261829
          o Fax 03 62 267401
          o Email: Patsy.Makarewicz@utas.edu.au

HIRE COSTS

      Total Hire Cost is $100 + a CASH DEPOSIT of $50 = $150
          o Gown Hire $45 (Diplomate, Bachelor, Master or PHD)
          o Hood or stole hire $25
          o Cap (mortarboard) $30 (NB: this is yours to keep)
          o Tudor Bonnett (PHD only) $30 (NB: this is a hire item)
          o Refundable CASH deposit $50 (CASH ONLY)
PAYMENT OPTIONS

   1. PRE-PAYMENT: Pre-payment can be made at the TUU Shop Hobart prior to graduation day.
      The TUU Shop opening hours are 8.30am – 4pm Mon – Fri.
      Pre-payment will save you time on collection/graduation day.
   2. ON COLLECTION: Payment can be made on the designated collection day and time
      allocated for your ceremony (see information below). Please be aware that if making payment
      at this time you must have a $50 CASH deposit. Credit card facilities are only available for
      hire charges.


ACADEMIC COLLECTION & RETURN - TIMES & LOCATION

      Graduation day Monday 14th December 2009
          o Collection time Friday 11th December 2009 between 2pm – 8pm
          o Return within 90 minutes following ceremony
          o Collection & Return at the Lower Level Uni Centre Hobart Campus

      Graduation day Tuesday 15th December 2009
          o Collection time Monday 14th December 2009 between 2pm – 8pm
          o Return within 90 minutes following ceremony
          o Collection & Return at the Lower Level Uni Centre Hobart Campus

      Graduation day Wednesday 16th December 2009
          o Collection time Tuesday 15th December 2009 between 2pm – 8pm
          o Return within 90 minutes following ceremony
          o Collection at the Lower Level Uni Centre Hobart Campus
          o Return at the Lower Level Grand Chancellor Hobart (room near large revolving door
            entrance)

       NB: Those graduands attending a morning ceremony MUST collect their academic
       items the day prior to their ceremony.

       Graduands attending ceremonies on Wednesday 16th December MUST collect their
       academic items the day prior to their ceremony.

       Failure to return your hired items within nominated time will result in loss of deposit
       and possible additional charges



PURCHASE OF ACADEMIC DRESS

Purchase of new academic dress, either prior to or after the ceremony, can be arranged by visiting
the TUU Shop Launceston or by Ph. 63 243754 Please allow 3 – 4 weeks for delivery.
OTHER SERVICES ON GRADUATION DAY:

For your convenience you may take advantage of the following services on graduation day. All
services will be located at Hobart campus and at Grand Chancellor on the day of your ceremony

      University Memorabilia Purchases – A wide range of University memorabilia and gifts will be
       available on the day. A full range is also available at the TUU Shop Hobart campus during
       business hours Mon – Fri.
      Professional Photographers – Professional photos can be taken on graduation day before or
       after your ceremony
      Framing Services – Frames can be selected and certificates framed on the day
      Testamur Certified Copies – You can have your testamur colour copies and certified on the
       spot by a Commissioner for Declarations before you frame your original testamur.
      Graduation Video/Plaque – View your ceremony and purchase. Refer details on web:
       http://graduation.admin.utas.edu.au/grad_video_plaque.shtml



CEREMONIES, REFRESHMENT & SERVICE LOCATIONS

Ceremonies for Hobart on Monday 14th & Tuesday 15th will be held at the Stanley Burbury
Theatre, Sandy Bay Campus with refreshments at Lazenby’s . Photography and framing services will
be located ground floor Arts Building adjacent to Lazenby’s. Memorabilia, gown hire & return will be
located in the flexi area lower level Uni Centre.

Ceremonies for Hobart on Wednesday 16th will be held at the Grand Chancellor, Hobart with
refreshments located on the mezzanine floor of the Grand Chancellor. Photography, framing and
memorabilia services will also be located on the mezzanine floor. Gown hire & return will be located
on the lower level Grand Chancellor adjacent to the large revolving door entrance.



CEREMONY PROCEEDINGS

Arrival at the ceremony

      Please be present at the graduation venue at least one hour before the advertised
       commencement time.
      You may need to collect your academic dress if you have not already done so and find your
       allocated seat.
      TUU staff will provide assistance with academic dress 1 hour prior to ceremony outside the
       front of the ceremony auditorium.
      A short rehearsal takes place approximately 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony and it
       is vital you are seated at this time to understand your role in the ceremony.

Graduate seating

      You must be in your seat 30 minutes before the advertised commencement time.
      Your name will be on one of the seats.
       Ushers at each venue will help you find your seat.
       Do not swap seats with anyone else. Your presentation to the Chancellor and the issue of your
        certificate is dependent on you sitting in the correct seat.
       It is vitally important that you take your name card, and any other cards on your seat, when
        you are called to the stage to meet the Chancellor. These cards form part of the script for the
        ceremony and you will be reminded of all this information during the rehearsal.

Guest seating

       Your guests should be seated at least 15 minutes before the advertised commencement
        time of your ceremony.
       No guests will be admitted once the ceremony has commenced.
       Because of the formality of the occasion, all ceremonies start exactly on time.



TOWN & GOWN HOBART - Wednesday 16th December

   The Town-and-gown procession of graduands and staff through city streets is a special feature of
    the December graduations in Hobart.
   The procession is held before the 3.00 pm ceremony only, but all candidates graduating on the
    day are invited to participate.
   If your ceremony is at 3.00 pm please assemble at Domain House, Queens Domain before 2.00
    pm. Arrival by 1.30 pm is strongly recommended.
   If your ceremony is either earlier or later that day but you wish to take part in the procession,
    assemble outside Domain House before 2.00 pm. You will process behind the 3.00 pm
    graduands and will be dismissed at the Federation Concert Hall.
   From 2.00-2.15 pm graduands and staff will be briefed and rehearsed by the University staff. At
    2.15 pm there will be an address by the Lord Mayor of Hobart (or the Lord Mayor’s
    representative).
   At 2.30 pm the procession, with police escort and band, will move from Domain House through
    the rose garden, then proceed through the pedestrian underpass at the Brooker Highway
    roundabout and along Liverpool and Campbell Streets to arrive at the Federation Concert Hall.
   If you choose not to process please be seated at the Federation Concert Hall by 2.15 pm.
   If the weather is inclement please proceed directly to the Federation Concert Hall and be seated
    by 2.15 pm.




                                                         Tasmanian University Union

								
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