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~2003 Commencement: Key Events~

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 28 - SENIOR CLASS DAY

9:30 am Continental breakfast in Severance Green tent -- NEW TIME

10:30 am Commencement rehearsal and awards presentation in tent
SENIOR ATTENDANCE REQUIRED

12:00 noon Senior Class Luncheon (tickets required) in Chapel Lawn tent
Sponsored by the Alumnae Association.

THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2003

Many academic departments host receptions for seniors and their families. Go to Commencement/2003/receptions.html for details.

10:30-11:45 am Sigma Xi Initiation, seniors and guests, in Science Center 277

12:00-2:00 pm Picnic Lunch, seniors and guests (tickets required), Tower Court

2:00 pm Baccalaureate Celebration (one guest ticket per senior), Houghton Memorial Chapel. Overflow seating available in tent outside chapel.

3:45-5:30 p.m. President's Reception, seniors and guests, following Baccalaureate Celebration. President's House Lawn [Rain Location: Davis Museum and Cultural Center]

5:45 pm Phi Beta Kappa Initiation, seniors and guests, in Jewett Auditorium -- NEW TIME

5:45 pm Dinner, seniors and guests (tickets required), in Chapel Lawn Tent

8:00 pm Baccalaureate Concert, Houghton Memorial Chapel

10:00 pm Senior and community bonfire on the shores of Lake Waban, near the College Club

FRIDAY, May 30, 2003

Many academic departments host receptions for seniors and their families. Go to Commencement/2003/receptions.html for details.

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast for seniors in the residence halls

9:15 am Senior Class photograph on Severance Hill

9:45 am Procession formation: Seniors - Academic Quad
Faculty - Outside Founders on Jewett Road

10:30 am Commencement Exercises, Severance Green Tent

12:30 (approximately) - 2:30 pm Reception following Commencement, seniors and guests, Chapel Lawn Tent

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