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

Saturday, June 4, 2022 – Class Day

For all indoor venues: Face masks are required. Vaccination status or Williams IDs will be checked at the door (with the exception of students processing).

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

NEW: Conversation with Honorary Degree Recipient, Betty Reid Soskin, MainStage ’62 Center, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m., seating is first come, first serve

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. Baccalaureate Speaker: Gregory Boyle

Sunday, June 5, 2022 – Commencement Day

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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