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Commencement Weekend 2022 Schedule

Friday, May 13

1 p.m.Senior Class Photo - Harwood Memorial Union Steps (Rain site: Bear Auditorium)
1:30 - 3 p.m.Senior Graduation Rehearsal - Bear Auditorium, Farr Hall of Science
6 - 9 p.m.Senior Banquet - Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union

Saturday, May 14

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.Common Grounds: "We Proudly Brew Starbucks" Coffee Shop - Lower Level, Pickard Commons
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.Ripon College Senior Art Exhibit - Lobby, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
The following department receptions on Saturday are open to all graduates, families, faculty, staff and special guests:
1 - 2:30 p.m.Communication - Home of Dr. Steve Martin '96, 629 Woodside Avenue, Ripon
1 - 2:30 p.m.Psychology and Psychobiology - Franzen Center, Lane Library
1 - 3 p.m.Biology, Chemistry-Biology, and Environmental Studies - North Reading Room, Lane Library
1 - 3 p.m.Chemistry, Chemistry-Biology, and Physics - Home of Dr. Colleen M. Byron and Dr. Gary S. Rodman, 908 Nordane Avenue, Ripon
1 - 3 p.m.Foreign Languages/Cultures and German - Home of Dr. Geoff Guevara-Geer '92 and Ms. Lea Cicchiello, 206 Watson Street, Apt. #1, Ripon
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.Politics & Government, National Security, and Law & Society - Faculty Lounge, East Hall
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.Art, Art History, Music, and Theatre - The Heist, 114 Watson Street, Downtown Ripon
2 - 3:30 p.m.Educational Studies - Center for Career & Professional Development, Lower Level, Pickard Commons
4 - 5:30 p.m.President's Reception with Complimentary Champagne Toast - Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union
8 - 9 p.m.Baccalaureate Service - First Congregational Church, 220 Ransom Street, Ripon

Sunday, May 15

7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.Common Grounds: "We Proudly Brew Starbucks" Coffee Shop - Lower Level, Pickard Commons
9 - 11 a.m.One Last Photo: Toast your Graduate with One Last Family Picture - Center for Career & Professional Development, Pickard Commons
9:15 a.m.Phi Beta Kappa Induction - Kresge Little Theatre, East Hall
10 a.m.Senior Brunch and Forum - Brunch served until 10:30 a.m. with Forum from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Pickard Commons
12:15 p.m.Commencement Procession Assembly - Students will assemble near Todd Wehr Hall (In case of inclement weather, assembly will be held in Keipe Gymnasium, Willmore Center)
1 p.m.Commencement Ceremony - Harwood Memorial Union Lawn (In case of inclement weather, to be held in the Field House, Willmore Center)
Following CeremonyReception - Smith Hall Lawn (In case of inclement weather, to be held in the Messitte Atrium, Willmore Center)