Graduation Timeline 2016–2017
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November 29 & 30, 2016
Senior Salute - Part 1
Stop by the Library Lobby to get all the information and forms you need for Commencement. It won't take long!
March 6 & 7, 2017
Senior Salute - Part 2
Stop by the Library Lobby anytime between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to get all the information and forms you need for Commencement. It won't take long!
*Attendance mandatory unless on an off-campus semester program
April 2017 (exact dates and times TBD)
Professor of the Year award nominations due
Commencement ticket order forms due
Turn into the box office. Ticket orders must include any/all requests for special seating (e.g. wheelchair access) or other accommodations (e.g. sign language interpretation).
April 26, 2017
Covenant Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
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Perkins loan exit interview
All Perkins loan recipients must complete. Email Amy Carr in financial services with questions.
May 6, 2017
On-campus housing reservations due
For parents who want to stay in residence halls for Commencement weekend. Online registration will be available in January 2017.
May 8–19, 2017
Commencement ticket pick-up
At box office; Student ID required.
May 8–19, 2017
*Mandatory in order to receive a cap and gown. Survey instructions
May 18 & 19, 2017
Cap and gown pick-up
Covenant Fine Arts Center 222, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
May 18–20, 2017
Commencement celebration events
See the Commencement weekend schedule for details.
Commencement rehearsal and social hour
Van Noord Arena, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 19
The brief rehearsal is mandatory for all grads who are walking on Saturday; a social hour featuring a dessert reception and prizes will follow in the Hoogenboom Health & Recreation Center. If you have not received a link to RSVP, contact Taylor Greenfield at email@example.com.
Van Noord Arena, 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 20
Graduates must report for processional line-up by 1:30 p.m. Overflow seating will be in the Covenant Fine Arts Center.
View the 2017 Commencement Processional and Graduate Seating Chart.
Commons Lawn, 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 20
Refreshments for graduates and their guests.
See the 2017 Commencement Reception Map.
You are officially Knights for Life (K4L).
We have events planned all summer. Join us!
Commencement robe return
Hoogenboom Room 204, by 5 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: Graduates must return robes by 5 p.m. but may keep cap and tassel.
New grads information provided by the alumni association.