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Commencement Schedule*

Tentative schedule for Commencement 2015. At the moment, our Senior Class Presidents are working on the Senior Week schedule. The schedule below will be updated as events are scheduled. If you have any questions, please contact marullo@hws.edu.

Commencement

Cap and Gown Distribution will be Friday, May 1 from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. in the College Store, Lower Level

TUESDAY, MAY 12

Noon
38th Annual William Smith Alumnae Association Senior Welcome Brunch Location: Vandervort Room.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
TBA

9 p.m.
Outdoor Movie with Food Trucks!
Location: Scandling Café Patio

THURSDAY, MAY 14

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Brunch in Geneva

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Day at the Lake

6:30 p.m.
Walk with President Gearan to Houghton House, Meet at Coxe Steps

7 p.m.
Senior Dinner
Location: Houghton House Lawn

8:30 p.m.
Presidential Toast and Garage Band
Location: Vandervort Room

FRIDAY, MAY 15

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
TBA

2 p.m.
Commencement Rehearsal
The Quad
Rain Location: Robert A. Bristol Field House

4 p.m.
Hobart Launch
Bozzuto Boathouse.  This event is for Hobart Seniors and Alumni only.  Seniors are asked to gather at 3:15 at the top of the Boathouse path.
Rain Location: Chapel

4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Parents' Registration (Room keys, meal tickets)
Scandling Campus Center

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Senior BBQ & Fireworks
Stern Lawn
Rain location: Scandling Center

8 p.m.
Oneg Shabbat Dessert Reception
Location: Abbe Center for Jewish Life
764 S. Main Street

SATURDAY, MAY 16

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Parents' Welcome Desk (Room keys, meal tickets)
Scandling Campus Center

10 a.m.
Academic Achievement Ceremony
Robert A. Bristol '31 Field House
283 Hamilton Street
Transportation available from Medbery Parking Lot

2:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate
Speaker: TBA
Presider: Chaplain Lesley Adams
Trinity Church, 520 S. Main Street

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Dinner/Reception
Intercultural Affairs Center
288 Pulteney Street

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Candlelight Dinner Gala (Reserved tickets required)
Scandling Center, Saga

SUNDAY, MAY 17

8 a.m.
Holy Eucharist
St. John's Chapel

8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast
Scandling Center, Saga

10 a.m.
Commencement Procession

10:30 a.m.
Commencement Ceremony
Speaker: TBA
Location: The Quad
Rain Location: Robert A. Bristol '31 Field House
Post-Commencement Reception
Stern Lawn
If indoor ceremony, Post-Commencement Reception will be cancelled.

1 p.m.
Post-Commencement Luncheon (Reserved tickets required)
Scandling Center, Saga

1 p.m.
Farewell Reception
Intercultural Affairs
288 Pulteney Street

*Events on the schedule are subject to change. Updates will be provided on this page if they occur.

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VIDEO

Commencement 2015 will be streamed live on Sunday, May 17 starting at 10:30 a.m.