Preliminary Commencement Schedule

Senior Week Activities take place from Tuesday, May 10th until Friday, May 13th. All Seniors who have purchased a Senior Week bracelet are invited to these events.

Commencement

Cap and Gown Distribution will be Wednesday, April 27 from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. in the College Store, Lower Level

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11

8:30 a.m.
Senior Golf Outing for Hobart Senior Athletes
Silver Creek Golf Course
8:30 check-in/9:30 tee off
Cost: Free

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Finger Lakes Tasting Tour
Stern Lawn
Sign up for your time slot when you purchase your bracelet!

8 p.m.
Movie and Snacks
Location: Vandervort Room

THURSDAY, MAY 12

12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Senior Splash Day
Location: TBD
Giant Slip-N-Slide, water games, and picnic lunch

6:30 p.m.
Walk with President Gearan to Houghton House, Meet at Coxe Steps

7 p.m.
Senior Dinner
Location: Houghton House Lawn

8:30 p.m.
Presidential Toast and Garage Band
Location: Vandervort Room

FRIDAY, MAY 13

2 p.m.
Commencement Rehearsal and Alumni/Alumnae Speakers
The Quad
Rain Location: Robert A. Bristol Field House

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
39th Annual William Smith Alumnae Association Senior Welcome Toast
Location: TBA

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Hobart Launch
Bozzuto Boathouse.  This event is for Hobart Seniors and Alumni only.  Seniors are asked to gather at 3 p.m. at the top of the Boathouse path.
Rain Location: The Chapel

4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Parents' Registration (Room keys, meal tickets)
Scandling Campus Center

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Senior BBQ & Fireworks (Dinner served 6-8pm)
Stern Lawn
Rain location: Scandling Center

SATURDAY, MAY 14

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Parents' Welcome Desk (Room keys, meal tickets)
Scandling Campus Center

10 a.m.
Academic Achievement Ceremony
Robert A. Bristol '31 Field House
283 Hamilton Street
Transportation available from Medbery Parking Lot

2:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate
Speaker: TBA
Trinity Church, 520 S. Main Street

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Dinner/Reception
Intercultural Affairs Center
288 Pulteney Street

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Candlelight Dinner Gala (Reserved tickets required)
Scandling Center, Saga

SUNDAY, MAY 15

8 a.m.
Holy Eucharist
St. John's Chapel

8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast
Scandling Center, Saga

10 a.m.
Commencement Procession

10:30 a.m.
Commencement Ceremony
Speaker: TBA
Location: The Quad
Rain Location: Robert A. Bristol '31 Field House
Post-Commencement Reception
Stern Lawn
If indoor ceremony, Post-Commencement Reception will be cancelled.

1 p.m.
Post-Commencement Luncheon (Reserved tickets required)
Scandling Center, Saga

1 p.m.
Farewell Reception
Intercultural Affairs
288 Pulteney Street

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VIDEO

Commencement 2015 will be streamed live on Sunday, May 17 starting at 10:30 a.m.

Parent Commencement Brochure

 

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