Commencement 2017 Schedule
|Friday, May 12|
|11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Senior Day
Julian Science and Math Center
|Friday, May 19|
|10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.||Rehearsal for Commencement Exercises
Neal Fieldhouse, Lilly Center
|Noon - 1:30 p.m.||Senior Lunch
President McCoy will host members of the Class of 2017 for lunch and an address by a faculty member chosen by the senior class. This event is only for seniors.
|5:00 p.m.||Final grades available online|
|Saturday, May 20|
Residence halls open for check-in
|2:00 - 3:00 p.m.||Legacy Reception
(By special invitation only)
|4:00 - 5:30 p.m.||Baccalaureate Ceremony and President's Address
Kresge Auditorium, Joyce and Judson Green Center for the Performing Arts
(Graduating seniors should arrive no later than 3:45 p.m. Because seating in the auditorium is limited, each degree candidate will receive two tickets for guests to attend in Kresge. The celebration will be broadcast into other locations in the Green Center to accommodate additional guests.)
|5:00 - 7:00 p.m.||Dinner
Memorial Student Union Building
Available after the Baccalaureate
(Tickets required. May be purchased online or at the door.)*
|8:30 - 11:00 p.m.||DePauw Under the Stars
East College Lawn (Inn at DePauw if inclement weather)
|Sunday, May 21|
|10:30 a.m.||The 178th DePauw Commencement Ceremony
Holton Quadrangle (Lilly Center in case of inclement weather)
Ceremony ends at approximately 12:30 p.m. Reception on East College Lawn following Commencement Ceremony.
||Residence halls close for families of graduating seniors staying in University housing.|
|* Tickets for dinner may be purchased and reservations for lodging may be made online at Commencement Housing and Dining Reservations. The online request system opens Wednesday, March 15, 8:00 a.m.|
|Dates of future commencement exercises|
|Sunday, May 20, 2018
|For additional information contact Ken Kirkpatrick at email@example.com.
Latest revision Nov. 21, 2016.