Commencement

INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

Wednesday, April 30
Last Day of Classes

Friday, Saturday, Monday – Wednesday- May 2,3, 5-7
Final Exams

Wednesday, May 7
Last Day to settle all financial obligations to the College! 
Contact the Business Office with any questions about your account, 757-5120.

Friday, May 9
1:00 p.m.   Commencement Dress Rehearsal (Required)
ALL GRADUATES AND HOODERS MUST ATTEND
*Bring your cap, gown, & hood!  
Hooders may leave at the end of rehearsal.
Senior Survey (Required)
Senior Class of 2014 group portraits taken after survey.
These required events will take several hours.
Porter Auditorium

6:15 p.m.  Marker Ceremony
Main Post Office Downtown
Graduates & Faculty will process in regalia.  
Contact Rev. Bill Hurdle, 757-4023 for information.

7:00 p.m.  Baccalaureate Service 
Mulberry United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry Street
Contact Rev. Bill Hurdle, 757-4023 for information.  

Saturday, May 10 
8:00 a.m.  
Buffet breakfast on Mount Vernon Porch  - R.S.V.P. only.
Contact Theresa Abercrombie, 757-5216 for information & reservations. 
(Rain site – Anderson Dining Hall.)

9:00 a.m.  Porter Auditorium doors will be open for guests with tickets.
Commencement tickets are limited. 
(More information available in the Spring from your student.)

9:15 a.m.  ALL GRADUATES – Seniors AND Hooders will line up in hallways outside of Trice Room and Bookstore in O.S. Porter Building.  Junior Marshals will direct you.
(In case of rain, line-up will be in stairwells of Porter Auditorium.)

9:45 a.m.  Procession starts!
All available seats will be open to the public. Guests must be in the auditorium prior to the procession.