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Commencement Schedule

For the week of May 17, 2021

More dates and details to come! Please check back for more events and facility hours.
 
 

Monday, May 17

Intercultural Affairs Dessert Reception

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Invited graduates and faculty and staff only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

Wednesday, May 19

COVID-19 Testing for Graduates

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium
Graduates, an e-mail will be sent on April 29th with details on how to sign up for your test.

Business Management Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

Math and Computer Science Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

 

Thursday, May 20

 

Phi Beta Kappa Reception

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Invited graduates, faculty and staff only. PBK Officers will provide information on how to register to attend this event.
 

Senior Awards Ceremony
Click here for program.

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Campus Lawn (Rain Location: The Johnson Fitness Center Field House)
Only graduates may attend this in-person event; however, it will be livestreamed for anyone who cannot attend at: bit.ly/SeniorClassAwards2021 .
 
 
Please RSVP in Campus Groups: http://cglink.me/2gU/r1097486 by Thursday, May 13. (You must be logged in to CampusGroups to register.) If you have trouble accessing the RSVP form in CampusGroups, contact special_events@washcoll.edu.
 

Psychology Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

Political Science and International Studies Departments Reception for Graduating Seniors

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

Biology Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

English Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

 

Friday, May 21

Education Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

World Language and Cultures Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

Commencement Rehearsal - MANDATORY

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
The Johnson Fitness Center Field House
This rehearsal is mandatory for any graduate planning to participate in the commencement ceremony in person. Any graduate who does not attend will not be allowed to participate in commencement. If you have questions or concerns, please email registrar@washcoll.edu.
 

All guest COVID test results due by 4:00 PM

4:00 p.m.
All guests should e-mail their test results by 4:00 p.m. to health_services@washcoll.edu. Information about the type of test and when to get the testing can be found on the Commencement COVID FAQs page.

Chemistry Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event. 

Environmental Studies Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

Economics Department Reception for Graduating Seniors

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Invited graduates and faculty only. Departments will provide information on how to register to attend this event.

 

Senior Dinner

3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open to graduates and students! Pay $14 at the door, or use a meal swipe. Eastern Shore menu. Graduates may RSVP here: http://cglink.me/2gU/r1102096

The Sophie Kerr Prize Announcement

7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
This event is limited to Sophie Kerr Finalists and their guests; however, the event will be livestreamed at bit.ly/SophieKerrPrize2021 for everyone else.
 

Fireworks Display

9:00 p.m.
The hill by Sassafras and Chester Halls
Celebrate the Class of 2021 with fireworks! Graduates only.
Rain Date: Saturday, May 22
 

Saturday, May 22

Commencement Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
All students, graduates and families welcome. Cost is $13.50 per person, or students and graduates may use a meal swipe. Graduates may RSVP here: http://cglink.me/2gU/r1102106

Commencement Check-In

Opens at 8:00 a.m.
Roy Kirby Stadium

Washington College's 238th Commencement Exercises

10:30 a.m.
Campus Lawn
Rain Date: Sunday, May 23
Rain Location: If weather conditions on the rain date preclude an outdoor ceremony, commencement will be held in the Johnson Fitness Center Field House.
The event will be livestreamed at bit.ly/WC2021Commencement
 

 

Facility Hours

Public Safety (410)778-7810

Open 24 hours a day.

JFC Weight Room

Weight Room and Cardio Room
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Schottland Tennis Pavilion

Must sign in before use.
Monday and Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday and Friday 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Transportation / Shuttle Service (graduates only)

Tuesday, May 18, 2021  

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 
Friday, May 21, 2021 
Registration Required. Students, please see your e-mail for registration information (e-mailed on April 28, 2021).


Bookstore

        Monday - Friday
        12:00 p.m. -  4:00 p.m.
        Saturday
        10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Swim Center 

Reservations needed.
Monday-Friday
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Dining Hall

Monday - Friday - Open to students, graduates, faculty and staff only.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday - Open to students, graduates and their families
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Java George

Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.