Schedule of Events

Wednesday, April 21-23, 2021

Cap & Gown Pickup, Thayer (signups required)

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Mathematical Sciences Department Reception - 4:30 pm (Great Plat Lawn)

International Affairs Department Reception - 6:15 pm (Great Plat Lawn)

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department Reception - 6:00 pm (Great Plat Lawn)

Friday, April 30, 2021

Physics Department Reception - 12:00 pm (Great Plat Lawn)

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Theater Department Reception - 7:00 pm (Great Plat Lawn)

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Music Department Honors - (Off-Campus)

Psychology Senior Gathering Online Event - 5:15 pm PDT

Friday, May 7th, 2021 

World Languages and Literatures Department Online Event - 9:30 am PDT

Religious Studies Department Reception - 10 am (Great Plat Lawn)

Environmental Studies Department Reception - 12 pm (Great Plat Lawn)

Baccalaureate Virtual Program - 1:00pm PDT 

Classics Department Reception - 2 pm (Great Plat Lawn)

Honors Convocation Virtual Program - 3:00pm PDT

Biology Department Reception - 4 pm (Great Plat Lawn)

English Department Send Off- 5 pm (Virtual)

History Department Graduation Toast- 5 pm (Virtual)  

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Please note that campus continues to be closed to all guests.

Commencement Photoshoot In-Person - 9:00am to 1:30pm PDT (sign-ups required; seniors only)

Lawn Activities In-Person - 9:00am to 1:30pm PDT (seniors only)

Political Science Department Reception - 9:30 am (Great Plat Lawn)

Art Department Reception - 10 am (virtual)

Commencement Food Trucks In-Person- 11:00am - 1:00pm PDT (seniors only)

History Department Reception- 11:30 am (Great Plat Lawn) 

Virtual Commencement Ceremony - 2:00pm PDT (link will be made available on the main commencement landing page)



* This webpage will be updated by 1pm the day prior to the event date if rain backup locations become necessary due to inclement weather.