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If you are not graduating, but you are staying for Commencement activities you must fill out a Late Checkout Application online or visit the Office of Student Life by Friday, May 24, at 5:00 pm. There is a $75 fee for students who are not working during Commencement to remain on campus after houses close on Friday, May 30, at noon. This fee is used to offset administrative and staffing costs to accommodate your stay and to cover the following meals in the Dining Halls: Dinner on Friday, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Please note these fees do NOT cover Commencement Dinner—only invited guests of graduates or students working during Commencement may attend the dinner. Forms for late checkout must be received by Friday, May 23, at 5:00 pm.


The Schedule

Wednesday, May 28

  • 6:00 pm | Commencement Rehearsal, Barn 100
  • 6:30 pm | Reception for graduates, Petrie Terrace (rain location: Greenwall)—ID required for alcohol service

Friday, May 30

  • 5:00 pm | Welcome Reception, under the tent and on Commons Lawn
  • 6:00 pm | Commencement Dinner, under the tent, Commons Lawn
  • 7:00 pm | Commencement Addresses, under the tent
  • 9:00–11:30 pm | DJ spinning tunes, Student Center
  • Midnight | Pizza and poppers, End of the World

Saturday, May 31

  • 10:00 am | Conferring of Degrees, Barn Quadrangle (rain location: under the tent)