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Commencement 2022

Athletics Ceremony
Friday, June 10, 2022, at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Memorial Chapel

This ceremony is for all graduating student-athletes and their families/guests. Tickets are not required.

Baccalaureate Commemoration
Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Roger Hull Plaza, between Schaffer Library and the Nott Memorial

This is a ceremony that includes senior class speakers and musical performances for the graduating seniors and their guests. Tickets are not required.

Commencement Ceremony
Sunday, June 12, 2022, 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 in the following three indoor airconditioned spaces: The Reamer Campus Center Auditorium, Karp Hall 103 and Karp Hall 105. 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, and guests can view it in real time, during good or bad weather. The link for the broadcast will appear on the main commencement web page. The unedited video archive will be posted on the College website for unlimited access.

In case of light rain, the ceremony will still be held outdoors. Guests can remain outdoors in the Library Plaza, or they may watch the ceremony indoors at the nearby Reamer Campus Center Auditorium, Karp Hall 103 and Karp Hall 105.

In the event of sustained, drenching rain or severe weather, the ceremony will be held in the Memorial Field House and rain tickets will be required. Each student will receive four such tickets.

All campus visitors are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have a negative COVID test result (PCR or rapid test is acceptable) within 72 hours of the event. While there will be no formal verification when you arrive at Union, we respectfully request this requirement is honored to keep our campus community healthy. We ask that you do not attend if you feel unwell or have COVID-related symptoms. Masks will be optional. Frequent hand washing is recommended and encouraged during your visits.

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