Commencement Headquarters


Contact the Parent Programs Office

Mailing Address:
Parent Programs
Centre College
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422

859.238.5208 Carol Maddox
859.238.5345 Mona Wyatt

Office Location:
Second Floor of Old Centre

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday, excluding College holidays.


Centre News

New York Times best-selling author J.D. Vance addresses Centre Class of 2017[VIDEO] View the 2017 Commencement ceremony Three hundred and twenty-five members of the Class of 2017 graduated on Sunday, May...

Commencement Headquarters is your one-stop online information access for Commencement weekend. You can view the live feed of the Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies on May 21 using the video player above.

For those of us who work with your sons and daughters, these four years went by far too quickly. It seems only a short time ago that we welcomed them as freshmen and it has been a pleasure to serve as your parent contact with Centre. We are proud of them and are certain that a bright future awaits them.


Schedule, Ticket Information, Special Needs Seating and More

CLICK HERE to download the PDF
Everything you need to know about Commencement.


Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. in Newlin Hall
The graduating class will line up at 10:30 a.m. in front of Sutcliffe Hall and process to Newlin Hall, wearing their caps and gowns, and will sit together as a class. Guest seating is first come-first serve basis. Seating for handicap guests needs to be reserved for both Commencement and Baccalaureate. 


Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3 p.m. in Newlin Hall
The graduating class will line-up at 2 p.m. in front of Old Centre – great photo opportunity – we encourage you to do that quickly and early. After the Faculty Marshals begin placing the seniors in line, we need them to be ready to stay there.