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Commencement Weekend Schedule 2014

May 8-10, 2014

Thursday, May 8

7:30 p.m.
Alumni Association "Toast to the Class of 2014"
Seniors only
Alumni Sports and Fitness Center

Friday, May 9

10 a.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Ceremony
Miller Recital Hall, Old Main

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Picnic Lunch for Seniors and Families
Sponaugle-Williamson Field
Rain Location: Benjamin Franklin Dining Hall

1:30 p.m.
Senior Awards Ceremony
Barshinger Center for Musical Arts

3 p.m.
Rehearsal for graduating seniors, meet with Commencement marshals
Alumni Sports & Fitness Center

4:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate Program, Created by Members of the Class of 2014
for graduates, family, friends, alumni, professional staff and faculty
Alumni Sports & Fitness Center

Saturday, May 10

7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
African-American Alumni Council Breakfast
Catering Suites

7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Continental Breakfast Buffet
The Marketplace at Ben Franklin

9 a.m.
Seniors assemble for robing
Mayser Center
Rain Location: Tent Adjacent to Alumni Sports & Fitness Center

9 a.m.
Faculty and Professional Staff assemble for robing
Booth Ferris
Rain Location:  Alumni Sports & Fitness Center locker rooms

10 a.m.
Commencement Exercises
Hartman Green
Rain Location: Alumni Sports & Fitness Center

The Ceremony will also be broadcast live at the following locations: Bonchek Lecture Hall in Barshinger Life Science & Philosophy Building, The Lisa Bonchek Adams Auditorium and in Stahr Auditorium in Stager Hall. These spaces are air-conditioned, but only the Bonchek Lecture Hall and Stahr Auditorium are handicapped accessible.

Refreshments for graduates, family, friends, alumni and faculty
Sponaugle-Williamson Field