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Commencement 2020

Commencement will be held Sunday, May 17, 2020 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 14
Afternoon Baccalaureate
Friday, May 15
Morning Commencement and Ivy Day rehearsal for seniors, Junior Ushers, Sophomore Push and candidates for advanced degrees; followed by class photograph
Evening Theatre production
Saturday, May 16
Morning The Ivy Day Awards Convocation begins with the alumnae parade and the senior procession
Noon Box lunches are available for seniors and parents and guests who have purchased tickets
Afternoon President's reception for seniors, alumnae, faculty, graduate students, parents and their guests
Evening Commencement 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 Seelye Hall steps
Sunday, May 17
9:15 a.m. Seniors begin assembling for the Commencement procession
10 a.m. Commencement exercises followed by the diploma circle
12:30 p.m. Lunch in campus dining locations
Monday, May 18
Noon Campus residences close for seniors