Commencement Weekend Schedule

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Friday, June 3, 2022

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

6 p.m. Shabbat Services, Jewish Religious Center (JRC). 

7 p.m. Shabbat dinner. All are welcome.
Rabbi Seth’ message

Saturday, June 4, 2022 – Class Day

Face masks are required for all indoor venues:

8:30-9:30 a.m. Phi Beta Kappa Induction, MainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

10:00-10:45 a.m. Sigma Xi Induction, MainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

11:00 a.m.-12 p.m. Senior Class Day Recital, Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Senior Athlete RecognitionMainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

1:10-2:45 p.m. Ivy ExercisesWilliams Quad

3 p.m. Light refreshments under the tent on Chapin Lawn

3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Conversation with Honorary Degree Recipient, Betty Reid Soskin, MainStage ’62 Center, no tickets, face masks required

5:00-6:15 p.m. Baccalaureate Service, Chapin Hall (Ticketed event). Procession steps off at 4:40 p.m. Simulcast venues: Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall and Presser Choral Room in Bernhard Music Center. Baccalaureate Speaker: Gregory Boyle

6:30 p.m. Shavuot festivities. Jewish Religious Center (JRC). 
R.S.V.P by May 26.Rabbi Seth’ message

Sunday, June 5, 2022 – Commencement Day

7:30 a.m. Catholic Mass, celebrated by Baccalaureate speaker Fr. Gregory Boyle, Upper Sanctuary of Thompson Memorial Chapel. Message from the Chaplain

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

9:30 a.m. Commencement Procession

10:00 a.m.-12:15 p.mCommencement Exercises, Williams Quad
Commencement Speaker: Jon Meacham

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

Note: Commencement will be outdoors even if there is light to moderate rain. Venues will be open for simulcast in buildings adjacent to the Williams 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.

About our honorary degree recipients.

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