Saturday, May 16 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Senior Awards Breakfast Cotterell Court Breakfast for senior award recipients and their families, by invitation only.
10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Memorial Chapel
In recognition of outstanding scholarly achievement, selected seniors are inducted into the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Merrill House Lawn
Lunch for first generation seniors and their families, by invitation only.
2:30 p.m. Baccalaureate Service Memorial Chapel (Overflow seating in 105 Lawrence)
Catholic Mass Memorial Chapel Evening Entertainment
Limited seating. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. 7:30 p.m. Musical performances
9:00 p.m. Torchlight Ceremony Academic Quad
- Colgate Thirteen and Swinging 'Gates, Memorial Chapel
- Dischords, Love Auditorium
- Mantiphondrakes, Golden Auditorium
- Resolutions, Brehmer Theater
Seniors gather on the Quad for a torchlight march.
Sunday, May 17 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Concession stand Andy Kerr Stadium
Water, coffee, tea, and breakfast pastries available for purchase. 9:30 a.m.
Formation of academic procession Under Dunlap Stands 10:30 a.m. Commencement Sanford Field House (Overflow seating in Golden Auditorium)
Immediately following the ceremony, a reception will be held for graduates, families, and faculty in Cotterell Court.