Schedule of Events

Friday, May 11

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Campus Store Open
Graduation flowers will be available for purchase.

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences - 2nd floor AC, C Wing
Career Advisor available to assist with last-minute career search needs.

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Senior Check-In - Long Hall Lobby
Seniors may pick up their caps, gowns, hoods, and keys for the residence hall. The Business Office will be open to receive payments for remaining bills.  If you arrive after 12:00 noon, you may pick up your cap and gown, and sign the wooden "18" class numbers at the Registrar's Office in Long Hall until 4:00 p.m. on Friday; and from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Late arrivals may pick up room keys in the Office of Safety & Security.

12:00 Noon Practice for Commencement - Keiper Recreation Center

Seniors must attend this practice, unless excused by Dr. GW Hawkes, or Dr. Elizabeth Moorhouse, Faculty Marshals.

12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Picnic for Seniors - Upper Quad (rain location Pennington Lounge)

Senior Picnic will be held on the upper quad south of the flag court. All graduating seniors are invited to attend.

4:00 to 8:00 p.m. - Lycoming College Downtown Art Gallery Open
25 West Fourth Street, Williamsport

5:00 p.m. Baccalaureate - Keiper Recreation Center

Baccalaureate Service is a celebration in honor of the graduating class. This service has been planned and implemented by the Class of 2018. The Lycoming College Choir and Band will provide special music. The service is open to the families and friends of the senior class, faculty, staff, administration and the general public. No tickets are necessary.

6:00 p.m. Class of 2018 Reception - Pennington Lounge
Lycoming College invites the members of the Class of 2018, along with their families and friends, to celebrate graduation with faculty, staff and administration. Refreshments will be served.

8:00 p.m. Lycoming College Choir Concert

Clarke Chapel. No tickets are necessary, all are welcome to enjoy the concert.

Saturday, May 12

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Campus Store Open

Graduation flowers are available for purchase.

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lycoming College Downtown Art Gallery open
25 West Fourth Street, Williamsport

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch for Grads and Guests
Lunch will be served in the College Dining Room, Wertz Student Center.
Be our guest for lunch in the College Dining Room, Wertz Student Center. Grads, parents and families of graduating seniors, faculty, staff and administration are invited to enjoy.

12:30 p.m. Commencement Line-up for Graduates - Pennington Lounge
If weather is favorable, Commencement will be held outdoors on the Fultz Quad. Seniors are asked to assemble promptly in Pennington Lounge. In case of inclement weather, Commencement will be held in The Keiper Recreation Center.

1:00 p.m. Carillon Concert on the Fultz Quad

Rain location: The Keiper Recreation Center

1:30 p.m. Lycoming College Concert Band on the Fultz Quad

Rain location: The Keiper Recreation Center

2:00 p.m. Commencement

The Oliver Sterling Metzler Gates are opened only once a year for Commencement. The Senior Class will walk through the gates in a processional to the Fultz Quad. Family members and friends who are unable to attend may view a livestream of the ceremony: www.lycoming.edu/live.

4:00 p.m. Post-Commencement Reception on the Fultz Quad

Graduates and families are invited to attend a light reception under the tents. Rain Location: Lamade Gymnasium.

4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Senior Check-Out - Rich Hall

Seniors return residence hall keys.

Sunday, May 13

9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Senior Check-Out - Rich Hall

Seniors return residence hall keys. You will also have the opportunity to sign the wooden "18" class numbers.