Schedule of Events

Friday, May 8, 2015

11:00 a.m. Rehearsal for Undergraduate Commencement
In front of Seiberling Gymnasium (In case of inclement weather, inside Seiberling)
All undergraduate students receiving degrees must be present. 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

Instructions for Graduate Commencement

4:00 p.m. Graduate Hooding and Commencement Ceremony
Seiberling Gymnasium (Degree candidates line up at 3:15 on patio between Adams Hall and Bareis Hall. Rain site is Saurwein Center, 1st floor)
Each graduate student will be presented his or her master’s degree and hood. Tickets are not required for this ceremony. Following the graduate commencement ceremony, a reception will be held in the University Commons for the graduates and their friends and families.

7:30 p.m. Undergraduate Medals Ceremony
Seiberling Gymnasium (Line up in Seiberling Hallway at 7:00 p.m.)
This ceremony is for undergraduates who are Honors Program participants and undergraduates earning Academic Honors. No tickets are required for this event.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

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

10:30 a.m. Baccalaureate
Seiberling Gymnasium
For graduates, families and friends. This ecumenical Christian worship service will include prayers, special music and a sermon. No ticket is required for this event.

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 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.

2:00 p.m. Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
Seiberling Gymnasium (Doors will open at 1:30; Special Seating guests admitted at 1:15. Special seating will be held until 1:45)
Graduating students assemble promptly at 1:15 p.m. in University Hall’s front hallway. Each graduate will take the position that was assigned to him/her at rehearsal. In case of inclement weather, the assembly will be held in the lobby of Seiberling. Following Commencement a reception will be held for graduates and their families and friends behind Gillmor Hall and Saurwein Health and Wellness Center. Rain site is Saurwein Health and Wellness Center.