Commencement

Congratulations, graduates and families! Reserve your tickets for 2016 Commencement activities today! All tickets must be reserved by April 8.


2016 Schedule of Events

Commencement Carnival

Friday, April 15, 1-4 p.m.
Smith Alumni House
Tickets reserved by April 8 will be available for pickup.

Senior Dinner

Friday, April 22, 5:30 p.m.
Hogan Center, Art Smith Arena
Three complimentary tickets (one for the graduate and two for guests) will be provided to each graduate who reserves them online by April 8. Additional tickets may be purchased online for $15 each.

Senior Party

Friday, April 22, 7-9:30 p.m.
Hamilton Commons
Two complimentary tickets (one for the graduate and one for a guest) will be provided to each graduate who reserves them online by April 8. Additional tickets may be purchased online for $10 each.

Baccalaureate Service

Saturday, April 23, 10:30 a.m.
Dunning Memorial Chapel

Commencement Day Brunch

Saturday, April 23, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hamilton Commons
Three complimentary tickets (one for the graduate and two for guests) will be provided to each graduate who reserves them online by April 8. Unlimited additional tickets may be purchased. All tickets must be requested by April 8 and will be available for pickup at April 18-22 at the Smith Alumni House.

Commencement

Saturday, April 23, 2 p.m. (doors open at 1 p.m.)
Hogan Center, Art Smith Arena
Seniors will line up at 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. Seating is first come, first served. Seven tickets will be provided to each graduate. All tickets are bleacher seating with the exception of special seating for those requiring accessible seating on the floor level. Up to two special seating tickets may be requested toward the total of seven tickets. If you need more than seven tickets, consider asking friends if they have extras to share. All tickets must be requested by April 8 and will be available for pickup April 18-22 at the Smith Alumni House. Please notify us if any of your guests will be using a wheelchair.

Important Dates

February 1: Ticket sales open

April 8: Senior Dinner, Senior Party, Commencement and Brunch ticket orders due.

April 18-22: Ticket pickup at Smith Alumni House (Alma ID required).

April 21, 4:30 p.m.:
Graduation rehearsal in Hogan. All graduates are required to attend. Questions about rehearsal may be directed to the Registrar’s Office.