Graduation Timeline 2014–2015
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February 10 & 11, 2015
Stop by the Library Lobby anytime from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. to get all the information and forms you need for Commencement. It won't take long!
*Attendance mandatory unless on an off-campus semester program
February 13, 2015
100 Days to Graduation
Chapel Undercroft, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
April 1, 2015
Professor of the Year award nominations due
April 11, 2015
Commencement ticket order forms due
Turn into the box office. Ticket orders must include any/all requests for special seating (e.g. wheelchair access) or other accommodations (e.g. sign language interpretation).
April 22, 2015
Covenant Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
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Perkins loan exit interview »
All Perkins loan recipients must complete. Contact Ed Wallish in financial services with questions.
May 9, 2015
On-campus housing reservations due
For parents who want to stay in residence halls for Commencement weekend. Register online.
May 11–22, 2015
Commencement ticket pick-up
At box office; Student ID required.
May 11–22, 2015
Complete senior survey*
*Mandatory in order to receive a cap and gown. Survey »
May 21 & 22, 2015
Cap and gown pick-up
Covenant Fine Arts Center 222, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
May 21–23, 2015
Commencement celebration events
See the Commencement weekend schedule for details
May 23, 2015
Senior Breakfast celebration
Commons Dining Hall, 9 a.m.
There is no Commencement rehearsal; grads must attend Senior Breakfast for final ceremony instructions and clarify pronunciation of their name. The Professor of the Year Award will be officially presented. You’ll receive a Connect After Graduation (.pdf) booklet, too.
Van Noord Arena, 2 p.m.
Graduates must report for processional line-up by 1:30 p.m. Overflow seating will be in Covenant Fine Arts Center.
Commons Lawn, 3:30 p.m.
Refreshments for graduates and their guests.
2015 Commencement Reception Map (TBD)
You are officially Knights for Life (K4L).
We have events planned all summer. Join us!
Commencement robe return
Hoogenboom Room 204, by 5 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: Graduates must return robes by 5 p.m. but may keep cap and tassel.
October 1, 2015
Student email accounts close
Maps and Parking
Includes building entrances and accessibility.
Thursday through Saturday of Commencement Weekend.
Most events are free!
Calvin account access after graduation