Commencement Headquarters

 

Commencement Contact Information

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

Telephone:
859.238.5208 Carol Maddox
859.238.5341 Megan Noltemeyer

Office Location:
Old Centre

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

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Commencement Schedule (PDF)
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Name Pronunciation Form (PDF)
Senior Fair Information (PDF) March 1-2
Area Accommodations (PDF)
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Commencement at Centre College is an extraordinary experience for students, family, and Centre staff and faculty. Please check back here often for updates to the schedule and other important information.

2018 COMMENCEMENT SCHEDULE

 

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018

3:30-5 p.m. Library Open House

6 p.m. Honor Walk Ceremony and Senior Class Tribute

7:15 p.m. Senior Class Photo

RAIN PLAN: In case of rain, the Honor Walk, Senior Tribute, and class photo will be in the Alumni Gymnasium in Sutcliffe Hall.

7:30-9 p.m. Family Picnic and Alumni Shop

RAIN PLAN: In case of rain, the picnic will be held inside the Campus Center and under the tent on the Campus Centre lawn.

9:30 p.m. Fireworks

 

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018

10:30 a.m. Baccalaureate Line up

RAIN PLAN: In case of rain, Baccalaureate line up will be in the Hazelrigg Gym in Sutcliffe Hall.

10:30 a.m. Doors open for Baccalaureate general seating
Newlin Hall, Norton Center for the Arts

11 a.m. Baccalaureate Service
Newlin Hall, Norton Center for the Arts
This is a worship service broadly reflective of the College’s Judeo-Christian heritage. Seniors process in their caps and gowns with the faculty. No tickets are required for admission, so the seating is first come, first serve. A few seats are reserved in advance for handicapped guests.

Noon-1:30 p.m. Luncheon and Alumni Shop

2 p.m. Commencement Line up
Seniors line up in front of Old Centre
Faculty line up in front of Crounse Hall
Doors open at the Norton Center and the Alumni Gym in Sutcliffe Hall. All seats are reserved.

RAIN PLAN: In case of rain, line up for Commencement will be in the Hazelrigg Gym in Sutcliffe.

3 p.m. Commencement
Newlin Hall, Norton Center for the Arts
All seats in Newlin Hall are reserved and a ticket is required for admission.

SIMULCAST: The Commencement ceremony will be simulcast in the Alumni Gym in Sutcliffe Hall for guests who do not have a ticket in Newlin Hall. Tickets are required for admission to the simulcast, but there are no reserved seats.

WEBCAST: The Commencement ceremony and the Baccalaureate service will be offered on a live webcast for friends and family who are unable to be on campus to attend the event. You can find the link on the Centre web page (www.centre.edu).

5 p.m. Graduates’ Reception
Norton Center Lawn
In honor of our newest alumni and your families, gather to celebrate your achievement. Faculty will be grouped on the lawn by academic major signs, so graduates and families may say farewell. Reminder: Graduates may keep the caps and gowns.

RAIN PLAN: In case of rain, graduates, faculty, and families may gather in the Hazelrigg Gym in Sutcliffe Hall to say farewell. Signs for each academic major will be on the walls and faculty will gather near the signs.

5-6:30 p.m. Library Open House
Grace Doherty Library, Crounse Hall

8 p.m. Residence Halls close

 

Check back here often for updates to the schedule and other important information.


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