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Commencement Sunday Schedule

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Commencement Resource Center
12 - 4 pm
Plan to stop by the Commencement Resource Area in the first floor lounge of the DeWitt Student Center as part of your weekend activities. You'll find answers to any last minute schedule questions, event tickets, gifts and more! Resources will include: On-campus dining tickets, Baccalaureate and rain location ticket information, Refreshments, Giveaways, Caps and Gowns, Parking Information, Commencement Weekend tips ...and more!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Commencement Resource Center
9 am - 1 pm
Plan to stop by the Commencement Resource Area in the first floor lounge of the DeWitt Student Center as part of your weekend activities. You'll find answers to any last minute schedule questions, event tickets, gifts and more! Resources will include: On-campus dining tickets, Baccalaureate and rain location ticket information, Refreshments, Giveaways, Caps and Gowns, Parking Information, Commencement Weekend tips ...and more!

Baccalaureate Worship Services
9:30 am or 11:30 am
Dimnent Chapel
Attendance is optional. Grad candidates may choose from one of two identical worship services at 9:30 or 11:30. The service usually lasts about an hour. Grad candidates wear caps and gowns and sit together as a class. Line up at the DeWitt flagpole by 9:00 for 1st service and 11:00 for 2nd service. Graduation candidates do NOT need a ticket, but guests do. See ticket information.

Brunch On-Campus
10:45 am– 2:00 pm
Phelps Dining Hall, Cook Dining Hall
Read more about dining options.

Commencement Ceremony
3:00 pm
Ray and Sue Smith Stadium (Bad-Weather Location is DeVos Fieldhouse)
Grad candidates wear caps and gowns and sit together as a class. No tickets needed for this venue. Arrive in cap and gown with your name card no later than 2:30 pm to line up. The Ceremony lasts approximately two hours. Commencement will be live-streamed at hope.edu/live.