Schedule of Events

Friday, May 8, 2015

11:00 a.m. Rehearsal for Commencement (Undergraduate and Graduate) in Seiberling Gymansium
All undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees must be present at rehearsal.

The Class will meet with Dr. David Weininger and Professors Grasman, McDonald and Faber. Please be prepared to provide a phonetic spelling of your last name. Each graduate will be assigned his/her position in the marching line and his/her seat in the correct position for receiving his/her degree. Rehearsal for receiving degrees will be held at this time. All flag carriers will be present.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

4:00 p.m. Baccalaureate
Seiberling Gymnasium
For graduates, families and friends. This interfaith worship service will include prayers, special music and a sermon. No ticket is required for this event.

7:30 p.m. Graduate and Undergraduate Honors Ceremony
Seiberling Gymnasium (Line up in Saurwein Hallway, 2nd floor, at 7:00 p.m.)
This ceremony is for all Graduate students, who will receive their hoods and departmental awards, and Undergraduates who are Honors Program participants, undergraduates in the Honor Society, those earning Academic Honors and departmental honors. Those receiving academic honors will be notified at Commencement rehearsal on Friday. No tickets are required for this event.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Hoernemann Refectory
For graduates and their families and friends.

9:15 a.m.  Masters degree candidates wil line up promptly at 9:15 a.m. in front of the Honors House and bachelor's degree candidates will line up in University Hall's front hallway.   In case of inclement weather, the assembly will be held in the lobby of Seiberling. 

10:00 a.m. Commencement Ceremony for Graduates and Undergraduates
Hoernemann Stadium, Riesen Field (rain site, Seiberling Gymnasium, ticket-holders only)
Seating will be available in the stadium and on the field. Tickets are not necessary unless weather is inclement and the ceremony must be moved inside. If that occurs, only ticket-holders will be admitted to Seiberling Gymnasium. There will be multiple remote sites for viewing the ceremony for those without tickets.

If the event is held in Seiberling Gymnasium, doors will open at 9:30 a.m.; Special Seating guests will be admitted at 9:15. Special seating will be held until 9:45.

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Commencement Brunch
Hoernemann Refectory
For graduates, parents, and friends. There is no charge for students on the meal plan. For all others, the brunch is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children ages 4-10, and children age 3 and under are free.