Academic Attire/Regalia

Contact Winnie Farley, Administrative Assistant Provost’s Office, for more information or to place an order at .

Brunch Tickets

Faculty and Staff can pickup complimentary Brunch tickets from the Campus Center Info Desk starting Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Brunch is Saturday, May 18 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the Campus Center.

Pre-Commencement Events

Times below are TENTATIVE based on last years schedule.  Please check back after the start of spring semester for a more firm schedule.

Friday May 17, 2019

  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Phi Beta Kappa Induction, Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel. Open to all faculty, academic attire not required.
  • 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM: All College Picnic, Bateman Plaza (inside Campus Center in case of weather event). Free to faculty, staff and students; Macalester ID required.
  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Academic Department Receptions; locations vary by department.

Saturday May 18, 2019

  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM: Baccalaureate Service, Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
  • 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: All College Brunch, Café Mac, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center. Complimentary tickets available from Information Desk; Macalester ID required.


Saturday May 18, 2019

  • 1:00 PM: Academic procession assembles in Leonard Center, Studio 1 (rain or shine); academic attire recommended.
  • 1:15 PM: Academic procession begins.
  • 1:30 PM: Commencement begins on the Great Lawn (in the Leonard Center Fieldhouse in case of a weather event).