Thursday, May 17, 2018

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 Watch live
8–9 p.m. BSW Commissioning Ceremony Gezon Auditorium and Spoelhof Atrium

Friday, May 18, 2018

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  
TBD ROTC Commissioning Ceremony 10:30–11:30 a.m. 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 1968 Various 

Saturday, May 19, 2018

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 Registration required
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  
1:30 p.m. LIVE broadcast begins    
2–3:30 p.m. 98th Commencement Ceremony Van Noord Arena
2–3:30 p.m. Commencement Overflow Seating (video) Covenant Fine Arts Center  
3:30 p.m. 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