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The college will be celebrating the Class of 2024 graduates' achievements with a variety of Commencement events and traditions all leading up to the 84th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2024. 

Additional Commencement Activities & Events

  • Baccalaureate & Awards Ceremony

    The Baccalaureate & Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 17, 2024 from noon–1 p.m. at Hempstead Stadium. 


  • Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

    The Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will be held Friday, May 17, 2024 from 2–3 p.m. in the Rose Theater, Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts.


  • Nurse Pinning Ceremony

    Undergraduate nursing students will receive their nursing pins in a special ceremony on Friday, May 17, 2024 from 4–5:15 p.m. at Hempstead Stadium. 


  • International Reception

    A reception will be held for graduating international students, study abroad participants, international peer mentors, and family members on Friday, May 17, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. at the Misselwood Tent.