Wilkes University

May

Faculty Information for Senior Week

Listed below is information related to our Commencement activities. Please be in touch with Dr. Paul Adams (ext 4114) or the Office of Student Affairs (ext 4100) if you have any questions.

Senior Picnic – Monday, May 11
The annual picnic for graduating seniors will be held from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Fenner Quadrangle. The picnic will be held rain or shine.

Champagne Brunch for Seniors and Faculty – Wednesday, May 13
The annual champagne brunch for graduates and the Faculty will be held from 10:30 AM until 12:30 PM at the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Academic Awards Ceremony – Friday, May 15
Our annual academic awards ceremony will be held from 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM at the Darling Theater at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.

President’s Reception for Graduate and Families – Friday, May 15
The President’s Reception will be held on Friday from 4:30 PM until 6:30 PM at Weckesser Hall.

Baccalaureate Service – Friday, May 15
The Baccalaureate Service will begin at 6:45 PM at the Darling Theater of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.

68th Annual Spring Commencement – Saturday, May 16 at 10:00 AM (Graduate/Professional) and 3:00 PM (Bachelors)
Faculty may participate in one or both of the ceremonies. 

Faculty participating in the Graduate ceremony (10:00 AM) should arrive at the Marts Center by 9:15 AM to prepare for Commencement. The Faculty will robe and form the line of march in the Multipurpose Room in the lower level of the Marts Center.

Faculty participating in the afternoon ceremony (3:00 PM) should arrive at the Marts Center by 2:15 PM to prepare for Commencement. The Faculty will robe and form the line of march in the Multipurpose Room in the lower level of the Marts Center.

If you ordered a cap and gown, you are able to pick it up from the Office of Student Affairs in Passan Hall. Any gowns not picked up by Friday at noon will be taken to the Marts Center on Saturday morning. Tom Thomas and Katy Betnar will do the line up of the Faculty. You are reminded that there will be no place to store valuables during the ceremony.

Rented gowns can be deposited in the boxes provided in the Multipurpose Room. Otherwise, gowns need to be returned to Student Affairs by the end of the day on Wednesday, May 20.

 

 


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