Commencement 2014

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 16

3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
Kaul Auditorium Foyer

Graduate cap and gown pickup.

Saturday, May 17

12-5 p.m.
Gray Lounge (Kaul Auditorium)

Hospitality Suite and Information Center
Graduate gown and ticket pickup or purchase.

2 p.m.
Student Union

Mandatory Rehearsal
All graduating students planning to participate in the commencement ceremony must attend.

Sunday, May 18

Hospitality: 12-5 p.m.

Information: 12-7 p.m.

Graduate gown and ticket pick up: 12-7 p.m.

Gray Lounge (Kaul Auditorium)

Hospitality Suite and Information Center
Graduate gown and ticket pickup/purchase.

Dinner: 5:30-7 p.m.
Music and dancing: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Gray Campus Center Quad (rain or shine)

Commencement Eve Celebration
Enjoy dinner, live music, and dancing during this festive celebration for graduates, families, and friends. Tickets are required. Each graduating student will receive a complimentary ticket. Additional tickets may be purchased throughout the weekend at the hospitality suite for $25 per adult, $15 per child ages 3-10.

Monday, May 19

8:30-10:30 a.m.
Gray Campus Center Commons

Commencement Breakfast Buffet
Graduates, friends, and family are invited to join us for a breakfast buffet. Tickets are required and will be available at the hospitality suite throughout the weekend, or at the door the morning of the breakfast. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-10. Each graduating student will receive a complimentary ticket.

9:45 a.m.
Student Union

Enrobing
Graduating students report to enrobe and assemble for commencement.

11 a.m.
Tent in front of Eliot Hall

Commencement Ceremony
General seating. Tickets are NOT required. There is no limit to the number of family and friends who may attend.

Following Commencement
Gray Campus Center Quad
 (rain or shine)

Reception
All are invited. Seating will be available in the student union. It is a good idea to pre-arrange a meeting place with your graduate for this busy event.

Tuesday, May 20

8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Students Move out of Dorms

Still have questions? Call the conference and events planning office at 503/777-7522 or e-mail commencement@reed.edu.