Graduation information

May 2017

GRADUATION REHEARSAL
Friday, May 5, 3 p.m., Founders Hall
Degree completion and masters students may attend if they wish; however, it is not required.

May day
Saturday, May 6, Centennial Hall lawn
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BACCALAUREATE SERVICE
Sunday, May 7, 10:30 a.m., Founders Hall
Meet at 10 a.m. in Burcky Gym to assemble for the processional march to Founders Hall. Degree completion and masters students may attend if they wish; however, it is not required.

LUNCH BUFFET
Sunday, May 7, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Marbeck Center
A buffet is available to anyone attending the graduation events. Graduates may use available meal swipes for themselves or family members. Meal cost will be $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under. Cash or credit accepted.

COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
Sunday, May 7, 2 p.m., Sommer Center
Meet at 1:20 p.m. in Burcky Gym to assemble for the processional march to Sommer Center. You will receive additional instructions at the rehearsal. The ceremony will be streamed live online.

Professional photographs
GRAD IMAGES will photograph each graduate as his/her diploma is presented by President Harder. Each student will receive a free proof and the opportunity to purchase additional copies. Information will be sent to the student’s home address following commencement. There is no obligation to purchase these pictures. Preregister for 20 percent off your order. Online ordering is available at www.gradimages.com.  

Attendance at Baccalaureate and Commencement is required
and allows you and others who have supported you to celebrate this important moment in your life.  If you are unable to attend either of these services you must request permission in advance from the dean of academic affairs.  You may submit your request by email to the academic affairs assistant, Nancy Neff, at neffn@bluffton.edu.