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Macalester College
651-696-6220

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, May 14
2:00 p.m. Lavender Graduation
Celebration for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender graduates
Janet Wallace Fine Arts, Concert Hall
Thursday, May 15
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Senior Art Exhibit
Janet Wallace Fine Arts, Art Gallery
10:00 a.m.–12 noon Class photo (Alumni Gym) and commencement rehearsal (Fieldhouse)
Leonard Center
5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Reception for international graduates and families
Kagin Commons, Hill Ballroom
Friday, May 16
8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Check-in
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, lower level
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Senior Art Exhibit
Janet Wallace Fine Arts, Art Gallery
11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Phi Beta Kappa Induction
Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. All College Picnic
Campus Center, Bateman Plaza
1:30 p.m. Rites of Passage: Celebration for Students of Color & Families
Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Department Receptions
Various locations
Evening Dinner on own for graduates
8:00 p.m. Seniors in Recital
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Concert Hall
Saturday, May 17
8:30 a.m.–12 noon Check-in
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, lower level
9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Baccalaureate Service
Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. All Campus Brunch
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Honoring the Journey:
Families of First Generation Graduates Reception
Janet Wallace Fine Arts, Commons
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. CHIPS Reception (sons/daughters of alumni)
Hugh S. Alexander Alumni House, 1644 Summit Avenue
1:30 p.m. Commencement
On the Lawn
Leonard Center fieldhouse (rain site)
3:45 p.m. All Campus Reception
Shaw Field
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center (rain site)