Friday, May 4

10 a.m. Reserve Officer Training Corps Commissioning
McAlister Auditorium
4-5:30 p.m. Commencement Rehearsal for undergraduate day students
McAlister Auditorium
Mandatory for all degree candidates seeking BA, BM, and BS
5:30-6:15 p.m. Commencement Rehearsal for undergraduate evening and graduate students
McAlister Auditorium
Highly recommended for all degree candidates seeking BLA, MA, MS and EDS

Baccalaureate celebration tickets (2) and Commencement Exercises rain plan tickets (5) will be issued to degree candidates during each rehearsal

Saturday, May 5

10:30 a.m. Line of March Assembly and Baccalaureate Celebration Preparations
Daniel Music Building
Attendance strongly encouraged, cap and gown required for degree candidates
11 a.m. Baccalaureate Celebration
McAlister Auditorium
12:15-1:45 p.m. Baccalaureate Lunch on the Lawn
Grounds of the Roe Art Building
4:30-6 p.m. Furman Legacy Family Dinner
Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center, Shaw Hall
Invitation only, regalia not required
4:30p.m. 50th Year Reunion (Class of 1968) Dinner
Club Level of Paladin Stadium
Invitation only
6:30 p.m. Line of March Assembly and Commencement Exercises Preparations
McAlister Auditorium
Mandatory for all degree candidates
7:30 p.m. Commencement Exercises
Paladin Stadium
Rain plan: Timmons Arena
10 p.m. Post-Commencement Celebration
Fluor Field at the West End

Sunday, May 6

12:00 p.m. North Village and Greenbelt Community close
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