Date: May 18, 2019
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Annie Merner Chapel, MacMurray College
Full schedule of events for Commencement Weekend:
Thursday, May 16
5:30 p.m. — Senior Awards Reception, McClelland Dining Hall.
Parents or guardians are encouraged to attend. Reservations are required; please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 217-479-7016 by Friday, May 3.
Friday, May 17
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. — Campus bookstore open.
12 noon - 2 p.m. — Graduation Rehearsal, Annie Merner Chapel.
Last day to pick up your cap and gown at the Bookstore.
3 - 5 p.m. — Applebee Art Gallery Open
5 p.m. — Social Work Pinning Ceremony, Thoresen Recital Hall in the Putnam/Springer Center.
5 p.m. — Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony, Annie Merner Chapel.
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. — President’s Reception, President’s Lawn.
A reception for graduates and their parents or guardians to celebrate this monumental accomplishment. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. Reservations are required; please send an email to email@example.com or call 217-479-7016 by Friday, May 3.
Saturday, May 18
9 - 10:30 a.m. — Campus bookstore open (use north entrance).
9 a.m. — Graduates gather in basement of Annie Merner Chapel to get ready for class photo.
9:30 a.m. — Graduate class photo on the steps of Annie Merner Chapel.
10 a.m. — Graduates line up for processional in Henry Pfeiffer Library. (In case of rain, line up in the chapel basement.)
10:30 a.m. — Commencement Ceremony - Annie Merner Chapel. Tickets are required for family and friends. Graduates must complete the final requirements to be eligible for tickets.
12 noon — Graduate Reception, McClelland Dining Hall Patio. (In case of rain, held inside McClelland Dining Hall.)