Commencement 2024


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Athletics Ceremony

Friday, June 14, 2024
Location: Memorial Chapel

This is a senior student-athlete award ceremony.

Baccalaureate Commemoration

Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Memorial Chapel

This is a ceremony that includes senior class speakers and musical performances for the graduating seniors and their guests. Tickets are not required. A recording of the ceremony will be available via You Tube after the event. A link will be posted to this web page.

Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, June 16, 2024 at 10 a.m.
Location: Roger Hull Plaza, between Schaffer Library and the Nott Memorial

There will be unlimited outdoor seating as well as seating under two large tents on either side of the Nott Memorial. Guests can also view the ceremony indoors in airconditioned spaces. No tickets are required. Post-commencement gatherings for graduates, faculty and guests will follow immediately after the ceremony. These gatherings should end before 1:00 p.m.

The College will broadcast the ceremony live. The link for the broadcast will appear on the main commencement web page.

In case of light rain, the ceremony will still be held outdoors. In the event of sustained, drenching rain or severe weather, the ceremony will be held indoors at the Field House. Please note that the Field House is not air-conditioned.

Rain or shine, you can also see the live ceremony streamed in the following locations on campus: Taylor Music Center [Emerson Auditorium], Olin Center [Room 115], and O'Brien Center [Room 117].

There will be a live Facebook stream that you can watch from any computer, smart TV, or phone. The live link will be added to this page on Sunday morning, June 16.

GRADUATES - Please go to the mailroom in Reamer Campus Center to pick up your four Rain Tickets and make sure you keep checking the Student Checklist page. You don't want to miss the video.

Coming to Union for Commencement? See "Area Information" for maps and directions, and lodging and dining recommendations.