Commencement

Congratulations 2014 graduates and families! See photos from Commencement on Alma’s Flickr.

2015 Schedule of Events

Senior Dinner
Friday, April 17, 5:30 p.m.
Hogan Center, Art Smith Arena

Baccalaureate Service
Saturday, April 18, 10:30 a.m.
Dunning Memorial Chapel

Commencement Day Brunch
Saturday, April 18, 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 3. Unlimited additional tickets may be purchased (adults: $9.65, children ages 4-12: $4.25, children under 3: free). Brunch tickets will be distributed with Commencement tickets from Friday, April 10 at 1 p.m. through Friday, April 18 at noon at the Smith Alumni House.

Commencement
Saturday, April 18, 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. Eight 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 eight tickets. If you need more than eight tickets, consider asking friends if they have extras to share. All tickets must be requested by April 3 and will be distributed from Friday, April 10, at 1 p.m. through Friday, April 17 at noon at the Smith Alumni House. Please notify us if any of your guests will be using a wheelchair.

Important Dates

April 3: Senior Dinner, Senior Party, Commencement and Brunch ticket orders due

April 10-17: Ticket pickup at Smith Alumni House (Alma ID required)

April 16, 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.