Cornell College Baccalaureate and Commencement Schedule
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Friday, May 9, 2014
|8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Bookstore Open - Thomas Commons|
|5:30 p.m.||Senior Class Reception - Hall-Perrine Room, Thomas Commons - RSVP Required|
Saturday, May 10, 2014
|12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.||Bookstore Open - Thomas Commons|
|11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Lunch - Hilltop Cafe, Thomas Commons|
|2:00 p.m.. - 2:30 p.m.||Phi Beta Kappa Recognition - Cole Library|
|3:00 p.m.. - 4:00 p.m.||Baccalaureate - King Chapel|
|4:00 p.m.. - 5:30 p.m.||
Reception for Senior and Parents - Smith Dining Room, Thomas Commons
|5:00 p.m.. - 6:30 p.m.||Dinner - Hilltop Cafe, Thomas Commons*|
Sunday, May 11, 2014
|8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.||Breakfast - Hilltop Cafe, Thomas Commons*|
|8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.||Bookstore Open - Thomas Commons|
|10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||
Outdoor Commencement - College Hall Lawn
(Adequate seating is available for all who wish to attend.)
|following ceremony||Reception on Ped Mall|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.||Brunch - Hilltop Cafe, Thomas Commons*|
|6:00 p.m.||Residence Halls Close|
*RSVP is highly recommended. Click here to RSVP. There is no charge for seniors who are on a meal plan. Each senior will be provided 3 guest meal passes for Sunday brunch at no cost following Commencement, intended for the graduate and two guests. These passes will be distributed at the diploma table west of College Hall. Tickets for additional guests can be purchased in advance at The Thomas Commons Information Desk. Guest ticket prices area as follows: all meals ages 5 and under are free, all meals through breakfast Sunday for ages 6-12 are $3.50, adult price for breakfast $6.00, lunch $7.00, and dinner $8.00 on Saturday, lunch Sunday following Commencement is $10.00 for adults and $4.00 for ages 6-12.
Umbrellas will not be allowed in the seating area. Ponchos will be provided in the event of rain. If severe weather is expected, Commencement will be held in the Small Multi-Sport Center. Notification of the venue change will occur by 12:00 p.m. Friday via e-mail to all seniors and on the college’s homepage.