Commencement 2018

Schedule of Events

Questions? Call the Conference and Events Planning office at 503/777-7522 or e-mail commencement@reed.edu.

 

Friday, May 11, 2018

3 p.m.–5 p.m.
PAB 1st Floor 

Information Center
Graduate gown and Commencement Eve Dinner ticket pickup or purchase.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

12–5 p.m.
PAB 1st Floor 

Information Center
Graduate gown and Commencement Eve Dinner 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 13, 2018

2–5 p.m.
PAB 1st Floor 

Information Center
Graduate gown and Commencement Eve Dinner ticket pickup or purchase.

5:30–7 p.m.: Dinner
7–8:30 p.m.: Music
Gray Campus Center Quad (rain or shine)

Commencement Eve Dinner
Enjoy dinner, live music, and dancing during this festive celebration for graduates, families, and friends. Tickets are required. Each graduating student will receive one complimentary ticket. Additional tickets can be purchased here.

Monday, May 14, 2018

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

Commencement Breakfast
Graduating students and their parents, families, and friends are invited to join us for commencement breakfast. A full menu will be available à la carte. Graduating students are guests of the college and receive one complimentary voucher for this event. Cash and credit cards will be accepted for all other attendees.

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 to the Commencement reception in honor of the 2018 graduates. 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 15, 2018

8 a.m.–12 p.m.

Students Move out of Dorms