Commencement 2014

Commencement 2014

General Information
   Senior Farewell Dinner – May 14, 2014 (students only)
   Rehearsal:  4 p.m. Friday, May 16 in the PLC
   Baccalaureate – May 16, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Harbison Chapel
   Commencement May 17 at 10 a.m. on the Quad, weather permitting
   Lunch is open to guests. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12.

Graduating students will receive four (4) general admission tickets to Baccalaureate and Commencement, distributed through the College Mailroom. Barring extreme weather (such as severe thunderstorms and heavy downpours) the College is committed to holding these ceremonies outdoors. If, however, we are forced inside all guests will be required to present tickets to gain entry into the PLC Arena. Those without tickets will be directed to overflow seating in the I.M. Room where the ceremony will be simulcast. Seating will open at 5:45 p.m. on Friday for the 7 p.m. Baccalaureate ceremony and at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday for the 10 a.m. Commencement ceremony, no matter the location.

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