May 15-16, 2021

Weekend schedule

Saturday, May 15

Phi Beta Kappa Induction ceremony TBD TBD
Presidential Reception 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. College Union Building
Senior Class Party 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. College Union Building

Sunday, May 16

Baccalaureate 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. North side of Penn Hall outside
Rain Location: Christ Chapel
Students Arrive for Procession 9:45 a.m. Bream Gym
Commencement Exercises 11:00 a.m. – approximately 1:30 p.m. North side of Pennsylvania Hall, rain or shine
Departmental Receptions / Post-Commencement Reception Immediately following Ceremony Old Quad, Stine Lake, and CUB Ballroom

Presidential Reception

Saturday, May 15, 2021
8:00 - 9:00 p.m.

CUB - First Floor

President Iuliano and members of his senior staff will meet and greet members of the Class of 2020 and their families and guests at this social event.

Senior Class Graduation Party

Saturday, May , 2021
9:00 - 11:00 p.m.
CUB - First Floor

The Class of 2020 and their families and guests are invited to this social event. Desserts and beverages will be available, and dress is casual. No tickets are necessary to attend. Standard College alcohol service practices for student events will be in place for all guests. Attendees who wish to consume alcohol must be prepared to show ID with proof of age.

Departmental Receptions

Sunday, May 16, 2021
Immediately following the Commencement ceremony
Locations: Old Quad (south side of Pennsylvania Hall) and Stine Lake

Departmental Receptions are an excellent opportunity for all graduating seniors, their families, and guests to connect with faculty and staff from their home department(s) over light refreshments. Program/Departmental Banners indicate where each group should congregate.

Old Quad Department Receptions (link will be updated in Spring 2021)

Stine Lake Department Receptions (link will be updated in Spring 2021)

Indoor locations, in the event of inclement weather, are located in various buildings across campus.

List of Indoor Reception locations (link will be updated in Spring 2021)

All event updates will be posted on the landing page of the College’s website as well as on the main Commencement page.