Schedule of Events

Friday, May 19

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Senior Class Day

On-campus housing
Seniors are asked to pick up keys for families who have reserved on-campus
Wednesday, May 17 - Friday, May 19 in the Office of Residential
Life, Drake Hall, between  8 a.m. and- noon and 1 p.m. and- 4 p.m.


Saturday, May 20

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Phi Beta Kappa initiation
Memorial Chapel
In recognition of outstanding scholarly achievement, selected seniors are
inducted into the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Faculty reception for seniors, graduate students, and guests
Tent on Whitnall Field
Refreshments will be served

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Senior supper
Frank Dining Hall
Reservations are required but if space is available, tickets can be purchased at the door.

Ticket Forms

8:00 p.m - 9:00 PM
Commencement concert

Limited seating - tickets required. (Concert tickets will be distributed to seniors)

9:30 p.m.
Torchlight ceremony

Olin Hall and Taylor
A Colgate tradition with seniors marching with lighted torches to
encircle Taylor lake.

Sunday, May 21

7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Coop,
open for breakfast and lunch

9:00 a.m.
Formation of student processional for baccalaureate service

9:30 a.m.
Baccalaureate service
Memorial Chapel

10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Cotterell Court, Reid Center
Ticket Forms

12:45 p.m.
Formation of academic procession
By the tent near Payne Creek

1:30 p.m.
Taylor Lake area

Immediately following the ceremony, (approx. 4 p.m.) an 
ice cream social will be held near the Oak Drive circle

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