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Commencement Schedule

Saturday, May 18

7 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Commencement Breakfast Buffet, $12.99, Thatcher Dining Hall
Scrambled eggs, hashbrowns, sausage links, bacon, French toast, fresh fruit salad, assorted pastries, coffee and juice.

Starbuck's (Barrington Student Union)
Open 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Becky's Place (Raymond Hall)
Open 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Before 9:30 a.m.
Processional instructions and line up
East Side of the Crumb Library (between the library and Merritt Hall)

10 a.m.
Procession begins to move toward the ceremony site

10:15 a.m.
Academic Quad
Commencement Ceremony begins

Note: A decision to move the ceremony inside will be made no later than 6 a.m. on Saturday only if extreme weather conditions are forecast (lightning, freezing temperatures, etc). If the emergency plan is implemented, an email will be sent to all graduates, and an announcement will be made on local radio stations and on this website.

Approximately 1 p.m.
The reception with refreshments following Commencement will be held after the ceremony, location TBA. Graduates, families and friends are invited to meet with faculty and staff and to celebrate the Class of 2024.

12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Commencement Lunch Buffet, $24.99, Thatcher Dining Hall

Seafood Bisque
Tortellini with Artichoke & Heirloom Tomato Sauce
Carved to order NY Strip Loin w/aujus
Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes
Roasted Root Vegetables
Mixed Green Salad w/dressing
Artisan dinner rolls
Assorted desserts and beverages

Kid's Menu (10 and under), $10.99
Chicken Nuggets, Macaroni & Cheese, French Fries, corn and beverage.

Reservations can be made by calling Keitha Ladison at 315-267-2668. Walk-ins will be accepted based on availability.