Schedule of Activities

Schedule of events and activities for Commencement weekend.
faculty posing with student after Commencement

Friday, May 18, 2018

11:30 am-12:30 pm  Continental Brunch for Graduates

1:00 pm – Rehearsal in the Schwartz Athletic Center

8:00-10:00 pm – Senior Send-Off
Join the Class of 2018, faculty, and staff for a fun night! Afterwards, The Well (campus pub) will be open from 10:00 pm until midnight
Location: Sommer Center.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

7:00 - 9:00 am  Stagecoach Rides
Traditional senior rides in the Wells Fargo Stagecoaches will begin at 7:00 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

7:30 – 9:00 am  Breakfast
A continental breakfast will be served. Graduating seniors will be issued a complimentary ticket.
Location: Dining Hall

9:00 am  Guest Seating Opens
Location: Schwartz Athletic Center

9:15 am  Graduate Line Up
Graduating seniors line up for the processional and ceremony
Location: Schwartz Athletic Center

10:00 am  Commencement Ceremony
The commencement ceremony begins promptly with the processional at 10:00 a.m. and lasts approximately ninety minutes.
Location: Schwartz Athletic Center

End of Commencement – Reception
Immediately following the ceremony, the Trustees of the College, President, senior staff and faculty invite you to a reception in the Dining Hall.
Location: Dining Hall and Ryerson Commons

4:00 pm  Residence Halls Close
Students must move out of their residence hall rooms by this time.

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