Commencement

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

Schedule of Events

Senior Dinner
Wednesday, April 2, 5:30 p.m.
Hogan Center, Art Smith Arena
Three complimentary tickets will be provided to each graduate (one for the graduate and two for guests), and up to two additional tickets may be purchased online for $15 each. All complimentary and additional tickets must be ordered by March 21. Tickets will not be available at the door for purchase. Tickets will be distributed beginning March 28 at the Smith Alumni House. You will need your Alma College ID to pick up your tickets.

Commencement Carnival
Friday, April 11, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Smith Alumni House

Baccalaureate Service
Saturday, April 19, 10:30 a.m.
Dunning Memorial Chapel

Commencement Day Brunch
Saturday, April 19, 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 4. Unlimited additional tickets may be purchased (adults: $9.65, children ages 4-12: $4.25). Brunch tickets will be distributed with Commencement Tickets from Friday, April 11, at 1 p.m. through Friday, April 18 at noon at the Smith Alumni House.

Commencement
Saturday, April 19, 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 4 and will be distributed from Friday, April 11, at 1 p.m. through Friday, April 18 at noon at the Smith Alumni House. Please notify us if any of your guests will be using a wheelchair.

Important Dates

March 21: Senior Dinner ticket orders due

March 28-April 3: Senior Dinner ticket pickup at Smith Alumni House (Alma ID required)

April 4: Commencement and Brunch ticket orders due

April 11-April 18: Commencement and Brunch ticket pickup at Smith Alumni House (Alma ID required)

April 17, 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.

April 18, 7:00-9:30 p.m.:
Senior Sendoff in Hamilton Commons is a special event for graduates and their guests to celebrate this milestone! Graduates are given two complimentary tickets (one for the graduate and one for a guest) and additional tickets may be purchased at www.alma.edu/ alumnipayments or by calling the Student Life Office (x7333) for $10 each. Tickets may be picked up in the Student Life Office