Commencement / Schedule of Events
Friday, May 12, 2017
4:00 p.m.: Class Day Ceremony begins in the Courtyard between Johnson Hall and Belk Dining Hall (Rain Site: Jones Auditorium). Senior and Sophomore students wear a white dress or other white attire.
5:30 p.m. - Class Day Picnic begins in the Courtyard following the Ceremony (Rain Site: Belk Dining Hall).
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Baccalaureate Worship Service
3:30 p.m. - Jones Auditorium
Baccalaureate is a celebration and spiritual reflection for graduates as they transition from their college years to the next phase of life. A special invitation is extended to families and guests to join graduates for this service.
Reception for Graduates and Families
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Johnson Hall Rotunda
Graduates and their families are invited to celebrate with the campus community prior to the commencement ceremony. Light refreshments will be served.
7:00 p.m. - J.S. Dorton Arena, N.C. State Fairgrounds
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