Schedule of activities

Schedule of events and activities for Commencement weekend.


FRIDAY MAY 15, 2015

9:00 am – 5 pm – The Express Café is open

Location: Dining Hall

1:00 pm - Rehearsal

Mandatory rehearsal for seniors participating in Commencement

Location: Macmillan Hall

TBA - Senior Send-Off

Join the class of 2015, faculty, staff and administration for a fun night!  More information will be coming soon – stay posted!



7:30 – 9:00 am - Breakfast

A continental breakfast will be served. The cost is $5.75 per person. There is no charge for children aged 5 and under. Graduating seniors will be issued a complimentary ticket.

Location: Dining Hall

7:30 - 9:00 am - Stagecoach Rides

Traditional senior rides in the Wells Fargo Stagecoaches will begin at 7:30 a.m. in front of Main building and will continue until 9:00 a.m. Time permitting, family members may ride in the coaches after all seniors have enjoyed the traditional ride.

Location: Main Circle

9:00 am – Guest Seating "opens"

Macmillan Lawn

9:15 am – Graduate Line Up

Graduating seniors line up for the processional and ceremony

Location: Macmillan Hall

10:00 am - Commencement Ceremony

The commencement ceremony begins promptly with the processional at 10:00 a.m. and lasts approximately ninety minutes.

Location: Macmillan Hall steps and lawn

End of Commencement – Reception

Immediately following the ceremony, the Wells Trustees, President, senior staff and faculty invite you to a reception in the Dining Hall.  The reception will end at 1:30 pm.

Location: Dining Hall and Ryerson Commons