Commencement Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 31, 2019

Graduate Program in the History of Art Spring Symposium
The Clark, Michael Conforti Pavilion

Saturday, June 1, 2019 – Class Day

8:30 a.m. Phi Beta Kappa Induction, MainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

10:00 a.m. Sigma Xi Induction, MainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

11:00 a.m. Music Students in Concert, Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

11:30 a.m. Senior Athlete Recognition ReceptionMainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

1:10 p.m. Ivy ExercisesLibrary Quad

3:15-4:15 p.m. Light Refreshments on Chapin Lawn

3:15 -4:15 p.m. Conversation with Kevin Roosevelt Moore, professionally known as Keb’ Mo’, MainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance
No tickets required.

5:00 p.m. Baccalaureate Service, Chapin Hall (Ticketed event). Procession steps off at 4:40 p.m.
Baccalaureate Speaker: Ophelia Dahl

Sunday, June 2, 2019 – Commencement Day

8:00 a.m. Commencement Venue (Library Quad) opens to visitors

9:30 a.m. Commencement Procession

10:00 a.mCommencement Exercises, Library Quad
Commencement Speaker: Mary-Claire King

Note: Commencement will be outdoors even if there is light to moderate rain. Venues will be open for simulcast in buildings adjacent to the Library Quad if you prefer to view the ceremony indoors.  No tickets required.

Indoor Commencement: If there is extreme weather, we will move Commencement to the Lansing Chapman Ice Rink, with admission by ticket only. Unlimited overflow seating is available in Chandler Gymnasium and Chapin Hall, where the ceremony will be live-streamed on a large screen. Tickets are not required for the livestream.

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.  President’s Reception, Chapin Hall Lawn

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