Preliminary Schedule - COMMENCEMENT 2018

Senior Week Activities take place from Tuesday, May 7 until Friday, May 11. All Seniors who have purchased a Senior Week bracelet are invited to these events.

Senior Bracelet sales will begin in early spring. More details will be available by March 1. Sales are located in the Office of Student Activities from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Commencement

Cap and Gown Distribution will be Wednesday, May 2 from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. in the Vandervort Room, Scandling Center.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

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.
Lawn Game Tournament
Location: Bristol Lawn
Rain Location: Vandervort Room

THURSDAY, MAY 10

8:30 a.m.
Senior Golf Outing for Hobart Senior Athletes
Silver Creek Golf Course
8:30 a.m. check-in / 9:00 a.m. tee off
Cost: Free

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Senior Brunch
Location: Stern and Bristol Lawn
Brunch buffet, Mimosas, and lawn games

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: Bartlett Theater

FRIDAY, MAY 11

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

2:30 p.m.
(Immediately following Commencement Rehearsal)
41st Annual William Smith Alumnae Association Senior Welcome Toast
Location: The L. Thomas Melly '52 Lobby, Gearan Center for the Performing Arts

2:30 p.m.
(Immediately following Commencement Rehearsal)
Hobart Launch
Location: Bozzuto Boathouse. This event is for Hobart Seniors and Alumni only. Seniors are asked to gather at 2:30 p.m. at the top of the Boathouse path.
Storm Location: Robert A. Bristol Field House

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, reserved tickets required)
Location: Stern Lawn
Rain location: Scandling Campus Center

SATURDAY, MAY 12

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

1:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate
Speaker: to be determined
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 13

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

8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast (Reserved tickets required)
Scandling Center, Saga

10 a.m.
Commencement Procession

10:30 a.m.
Commencement Ceremony
Speaker: to be determined
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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Commencement 2017 will be streamed live on Sunday, May 14 starting at 10:30 a.m.

 

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