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2014 Schedule preview

Commencement will be held Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 10 a.m. The tentative schedule below is designed to assist you in planning your weekend. Specific information about events and activities related to Commencement will be posted as it becomes available. Please note that times and events noted on this tentative schedule are subject to change.

Seniors may invite as many guests as they wish to attend Commencement.

Thursday, May 15
AfternoonBaccalaureate
Friday, May 16
MorningCommencement and Ivy Day rehearsal for seniors, Junior Ushers, Sophomore Push and candidates for advanced degrees; followed by class photograph
EveningTheatre production
Saturday, May 17
MorningThe Ivy Day Awards Convocation begins with the alumnae parade and the senior procession
NoonBox lunches are available for seniors and parents and guests who have purchased tickets
AfternoonCommencement choral concert
AfternoonPresident's reception for seniors, alumnae, faculty, graduate students, parents and their guests
EveningCommencement concert; theatre production; senior candle-lighting ceremony; illumination of the campus; music for singing and dancing, including the traditional Sophomore Push/senior step sing on the Neilson Library steps
Sunday, May 18
9:15 a.m. Seniors begin assembling for the Commencement procession
10 a.m.Commencement exercises followed by the diploma circle
12:30Lunch in campus dining locations
Monday, May 19
Noon Campus residences close for seniors