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Schedule of Events

  • Friday, October 16, 2020

     

    You will find the tentative schedule for Friday, October 16 below. Please check back on September 1 for RSVP links to the various events. We look forward to celebrating with you!

     

    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.         

    Commencement Rehearsal – graduates only

    Field House, Johnson Fitness Center

    At rehearsal, you will pick up your regalia and cords, and you will receive                                        instructions about the line-up, procession, and more. This is mandatory                                        for anyone who plans to participate in commencement.

     

    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.                     

    Reception for graduates and families

    Location TBD

    President Kurt Landgraf, Dean DiQuinzio and the Faculty invite you to a                                          celebratory reception for all graduates and their family members. During                                        this reception, we will recognize all departmental award recipients.

     

    8:30 - 10:00 p.m.             

    Commencement fireworks celebration

    Lawn by the River Dorms

     

    Note: As always, the College will adhere to Maryland’s public health guidelines and advisories to ensure the safety of everyone involved in these events. If we have to further postpone or alter our commencement plans, we will make that decision by September 1. 

  • Saturday, October 17, 2020

    Below you will find the schedule for Washington College’s 237th Commencement Exercises

     

    8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Weather report/Commencement updates available on the College website.

     

    7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Java George Open for Coffee
    Hodson Hall Commons, 1st floor 

      

    8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    Breakfast for Seniors and Families
    Hodson Hall Commons, Main Dining Room
    Graduates: Free with ticket in rehearsal packet. Others may purchase tickets in advanced or at the door. The registration website will be posted here in the Spring for advanced ticket sales.

     

    9:30 a.m.
    Graduates Report for Robing & Line-up
     John S. Toll Science Center
    (Rain Location: Russell Gymnasium, Cain Athletic Center)

     

    10:30 a.m.     
    237th Commencement
    Campus Lawn
    (Rain Location: Benjamin A. Johnson Fitness Center)

    If you are unable to attend the 237th Commencement in person, you can view the event via our LiveStream page:  https://www.washcoll.edu/offices/digital-media-services/live/. This stream also provides captioned text. A recording of the event will be available on our YouTube channel a few days after the event.


    At the Conclusion of the Ceremony
    Diploma Pick up
    Underwood Lobby, Gibson Center for the Arts

    Graduates’ diplomas will be available for pick up for one (1) hour immediately following the conclusion of the Commencement Ceremony.

    Graduates must present their student ID or other government issued ID to the Registrar’s Office Staff to receive their diploma. The diploma must be picked up by the graduate.

     

    12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Commencement Reception
    President and Mrs. Landgraf invite graduates and their families to a light reception.
    Martha Washington Square
    (Rain Location: Russell Gymnasium, Cain Athletic Center)
     

     

    Note: As always, the College will adhere to Maryland’s public health guidelines and advisories to ensure the safety of everyone involved in these events. If we have to further postpone or alter our commencement plans, we will make that decision by September 1.