Schedule of Events

Friday, May 6

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Career Development Center, Wertz Student Center

Staff is available to assist with last-minute career search needs.

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

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 "16" 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 are expected to attend this practice, unless excused by Dr. Barbara Buedel, Faculty Marshal.

12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Picnic for Seniors - Penny's Plaza (rain location Pennington Lounge)

Senior Picnic will be held on Penny's Plaza on south side of Pennington Lounge. All graduating seniors are invited to attend.

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

Baccalaureate Service is a celebration in honor of the graduating class. The service will highlight athletics, student life, leadership, academics, service, and faith in addition to the traditional aspects. 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 2016 Reception - Penny's Plaza (rain location Pennington Lounge)
Lycoming College invites the members of the Class of 2016, 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 7

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

Graduation flowers are available for purchase.

10:00 a.m. ROTC Commissioning
Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

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 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 Quad

Rain location: The Keiper Recreation Center

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

4:00 p.m. Post-Commencement Reception on the 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 8

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

Seniors return residence hall keys.