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The Dean’s Residence and all ten houses on The Ingram Commons will hold receptions for the Class of 2013 graduates and their guests prior to THE PARTY.
9 p.m. to midnight
11 a.m. – Noon
Senior Day at Memorial Gymnasium
An additional viewing area will be set up in the Rand Dining Hall. (see maps)
Faculty Seminars at Wilson Hall 103
- 2 p.m. – David Wright, Department of Chemistry: Diagnosing Disease without a Net
- 3:15 p.m. – Joy Calico, Blair School of Music: They Castrate Singers, Don’t They?
Faculty Seminars at Wilson Hall 126
- 2 p.m. – Laurie Cutting, Peabody College: Educational Neuroscience
- 3:15 p.m. – Sharon Weiss, School of Engineering: Data at the Speed of Light
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Commencement — Alumni Lawn — begins for all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools, Chancellor Zeppos confers degrees and addresses the members of the graduating Class of 2013.
Indoor Viewing Areas (see maps)
Showing: Commencement ceremony
The cinema is located in the Sarratt Student Center adjacent to Alumni Lawn. This is an ideal location for guests of Graduate and Professional students who wish to view the main ceremony prior to their graduate’s ceremony. (Seating capacity: 309)
The Old Gym is located at the north end of Alumni Lawn adjacent to West End Avenue. (Seating capacity: 100)
Neely is located on the southeast corner of Alumni Lawn near Rand Hall. (Seating capacity: 298)
Rand Dining Hall
Rand Dining Hall is located on the south end of Alumni Lawn and is connected to the Sarratt Student Center. Screens are located throughout the hall. Food and beverage options are available for purchase.
Brief intermission of Commencement ceremony to allow the graduate and professional candidates and their guests time to leave the main ceremony to go to their designated areas (listed below).
- Divinity School Diploma Ceremony (more info) — Benton Chapel, reception following
- Graduate School Diploma Ceremony (more info) — Library Lawn, reception following
- Law School Diploma Ceremony (more info) — Curry Field, reception following
- School of Nursing Diploma Ceremony (more info) — Branscomb Quadrangle, reception following
- Owen Graduate School of Management Diploma Ceremony (more info) — Magnolia Circle Lawn, Strawberries and Champagne reception following
- Peabody College Diploma Ceremony (more info) — Wyatt Center Lawn, reception following
- School of Medicine Diploma Ceremony (more info) — Langford Auditorium, reception following
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Strawberries and Champagne – Bishops Common
Reception for Class of 2013 and their guests.
- ROTC Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony — Sarratt Cinema