Thursday, May 16, 2019

*Please note that the following schedule represents the dates/times for the 2018 Commencement Week lineup. The 2019 schedule of events will be updated by January, 2019. Please check back at that time for the updated schedule.

8 a.m.–6 p.m. Campus Store Commons  
8 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Johnny’s Café Commons  
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Spoelhof Café Spoelhof Center  
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Cap & Gown Pick-up Covenant Fine Arts Center 222  
6:30 p.m. SPAUD Student Recognition Ceremony Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall  
7:30–9 p.m. Department of Nursing Commissioning Ceremony Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium
8–9 p.m. BSW Commissioning Ceremony Gezon Auditorium and Spoelhof Atrium  
8–9 p.m. MAcc Hooding Ceremony Seminary Chapel  

Friday, May 17, 2019

8 a.m.–7 p.m. Campus Store Commons  
8 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Johnny’s Café Commons  
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Spoelhof Café Spoelhof Center  
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Cap & Gown Pick-up Covenant Fine Arts Center 222  
10:30-11:30 a.m. ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Chapel
12–2 p.m. International Senior Graduation Luncheon Prince Conference Center Lunch for international graduates and families, friends
2:30–3:30 p.m. Commencement rehearsal/social hour Van Noord Arena Mandatory for all graduates who are walking on Saturday
4–5 p.m. Commencement Worship Chapel
4–5 p.m. Worship Service Overflow Seating (video) Chapel Undercroft  
5 p.m. Senior BA and BFA Art Exhibition CFAC Center Art Gallery
5:15–6:45 p.m. Celebration Cookout Commons Lawn No tickets required; for all graduates and families
Rain locations: Commons and Knollcrest Dining Halls
5 p.m. Master of Education Dinner DeVos Communication Center Lobby
7:30–8:30 p.m. Education Program Commissioning CFAC Auditorium No tickets required. For all Teacher Education graduates, their families and friends. Doors open at 7 p.m.
  50-year reunion for the Class of 1969 Various 

Saturday, May 18, 2019

8 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Johnny’s Café Commons  
9 a.m.–2 p.m.  Campus Store Commons  
8:30 a.m.–10 a.m. Gratitude Breakfast for Parents Prince Conference Center
11 a.m. Chapel Service and Medallion Ceremony for 50-year reunion Chapel Lunch following in the Chapel Undercroft
1 p.m. Doors open Van Noord Arena Seating chart
1:30 p.m. LIVE broadcast begins    
2 p.m. 99th Commencement Ceremony Van Noord Arena
2 p.m. Commencement Overflow Seating (video) Covenant Fine Arts Center  
Follows ceremony Commencement Reception Commons Lawn See accessibility note
3:30–5 p.m. Graduation Robe Return Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex, Hoogenboom 204 There is a fee for robes that aren’t returned. Caps/tassels may be kept.
3:30–5 p.m. Campus Store Commons