2013 Undergraduate Commencement
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May 10-11, 2013
Undergraduate Commencement takes place over two days.
The University Commencement will take place on Friday, May 10 from 5:00-
CNS Senior Celebration
The College of Natural Sciences Senior Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 5:00-
Please plan on attending both ceremonies.
CNS Departmental Receptions on May 11 for graduating seniors and families
Astronomy and Physics Reception for Families and Friends, 2:00-4:00 pm, 162-75 Campus Center.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Light Refreshments & Awards, 2:30 pm, 1033 Lederle Tower.
Biology Graduation Lunch, 12:30-3:00, Franklin Dining Commons.
Environmental Science Reception, 1:30-3:30, Amherst Room, Campus Center.
Geosciences Lunch, 12:00-3:00 pm, 254 Morrill IV.
Mathematics and Statistics Reception, 1:30-2:30 pm, 1634 Lederle Tower.
Microbiology Reception, 2:00 pm, Amherst Room, 101 Campus Center.
Physics and Astronomy Reception for Families and Friends, 2:00-4:00 pm, 162-75 Campus Center.
Psychology Reception, 1:30-3:30 pm, Student Union Ballroom.
Veterinary and Animal Science Reception, 11:00am -3:00 pm, ISB 1st Floor Atrium.
Faculty information for May 11
Faculty attending the Senior Celebration should meet in the Green Room in the Mullins Center at 4:00 pm. You will need to return rented regalia to the Green Room after the ceremony.
Stockbridge School Commencement
The Stockbridge School Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10:00—11:30 a.m in Bowker Auditorium, within Stockbridge Hall.
Caps and Gowns
Caps, gowns, and tassels (the cost of which has already been paid by your student fees) may be picked up the week before commencement. Garment pickup will be located in the Campus Center, Room 165-69, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. starting Monday, May 6th until Thursday, May 9th. Pickup on Friday, May 10th will be in the same location, with limited hours of operation from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. On Commencement Day, May 10, caps and gowns may be obtained after 3:00 p.m. at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
Students who are not on campus may request to have their cap and gown shipped by visiting Oakhall. Shipping will be by FedEx and the destination must be a street address. The cost is $15.00 for regular delivery and $25.00 for next day delivery. A student ID number is required to confirm eligibility.