2019 commencement Information

Friday, May 3 - (noon deadline)
Last Day to settle all financial obligations to the College and last day to complete financial aid counseling.
Contact the Business Office with any questions about your account, (478) 757-5120.

Wednesday, May 1
Last Day of Classes

Thursday, May 2
Reading Day

Friday – Tuesday, May 3-7
Final Exams

Thursday, May 9, 6:00 p.m.
Pinning Ceremony for Nursing Graduates
Pierce Chapel

Friday, May 10, 1:00 p.m.
Commencement Dress Rehearsal (Required)
*Bring your cap, gown, & hood.
Hooders may leave at the end of rehearsal.
Senior Survey (Required)
Senior Class of 2019 group portrait taken after survey.
These required events will take a few hours.
Porter Auditorium

6:15 p.m. Marker Ceremony
Main Post Office Downtown
Graduates & Faculty will process in regalia.
Contact Cathy Snow (478) 757-5173 for information.

7:00 p.m. Baccalaureate Service
Mulberry United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry Street
Contact Tyler Schwaller, (478) 757-2820 for information.

Saturday, May 11, 8:00 a.m.
Buffet breakfast  in Anderson Dining Hall for graduates, their family, faculty & staff. RSVP to Theresa Abercrombie at (478) 757-5216. Students living on campus may dine at no extra cost; non-residential students/guests may dine for $8 plus tax for ages 13 to adult, $4 plus tax for ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under, payable at the door.

9:00 a.m. Porter Auditorium
Doors will be open for guests with tickets.
Commencement tickets are limited.
(More information available soon 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. Tickets are no longer accepted. All available seats will be open to the public. Guests must be in the auditorium prior to the procession.

10:00 a.m. Commencement Ceremony

12:00 p.m. Lemonade on the Lawn  

Reception for graduates & families, sponsored by Wesleyan College Alumnae Association/Alumnae Office. Rain site: Anderson Dining Hall

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