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Commencement

Schedule

Commencement activities are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, 2015.  A full schedule of events will be available closer to the date. Below is the 2014 schedule to give you an idea of what you may expect.

commencement photo

Friday, May 9, 2014

Multicultural recognition ceremony

Mood-Bridwell Foyer
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

GRADUATE ROBE DISTRIBUTION

Walzel Courts, Corbin J. Robertson Center
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

phi beta kappa induction ceremony

Lois Perkins Chapel
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Lavender graduation

Prothro Lobby and Atrium
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Dinner

Mabee Commons, Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

DIvision’s Receptions

Bishops Lounge
6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

BACCALAUREATE WORSHIP SERVICE

Lois Perkins Chapel
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

ROBING FOR GRADUATES

Walzel Courts, Corbin J. Robertson Center
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

COMMENCEMENT CONVOCATION

Robertson Court, Corbin J. Robertson Center
10:00 a.m. - Noon

CLASS OF 2014 GROUP PHOTO

John N. Score Quadrangle
Noon - 12:10 p.m.

Commencement Lunch

Mabee Commons, Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center
(Will offer special menu/pricing; tickets will be available for purchase; complimentary for graduates)
To order pre-tickets, contact Lisa Woodbury at 512-863-1901 or woodburl@southwestern.edu.

Noon - 2:00 p.m.

ROBE RETURN (OPTIONAL)

Corbin J. Robertson Center Lounge
12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

Tickets allotted to graduates will be determined in mid February and will be based on the total number of graduates. Visit Where to Stay for a list of local accommodations. Contact the University Events Office at (512) 863-1483 or 800-960-6363 with questions pertaining to Commencement.