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Schedule of Events

Please visit the Senior Week webpage for information about special events/activities planned for graduating seniors.

*Due to programmatic or space constraints, this program is reserved for our graduating seniors

Monday
May 9, 2022

Senior Art Show
Monday, May 9, 2022 – Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Law Warshaw Gallery

Last Lecture*
Monday, May 9, 2022 – 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Kagin Ballroom

Senior Bingo*
Monday, May 9, 2022 – 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Kagin Ballroom

Tuesday
May 10, 2022

Senior Art Show
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 – Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Law Warshaw Gallery

Senior Class Social / Block Party*
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 – 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Bateman Plaza and the Great Lawn

Wednesday
May 11, 2022

Senior Art Show
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Law Warshaw Gallery

Lavender Graduation
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Kagin Ballroom

Last Supper*
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Café Mac

Thursday
May 12, 2022

Commencement Rehearsal and Class Photo*
Thursday, May 12, 2022 – 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Leonard Center Fieldhouse

Senior Art Show
Thursday, May 12, 2022 – Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Law Warshaw Gallery

International Graduate Reception
Thursday, May 12, 2022 – 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Kagin Ballroom
RSVPs required. Contact ISP@macalester.edu if you are interested in attending.

Friday
May 13, 2022

Phi Beta Kappa Induction
Friday, May 13, 2022 – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel

Senior Art Show
Friday, May 13, 2022 – Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Law Warshaw Gallery

Zero Waste Picnic (free) – REGISTER HERE
Friday, May 13, 2022 – 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Café Mac

Rites of Passage
Friday, May 13, 2022 – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Kagin Ballroom

Academic Department Receptions
Friday, May 13, 2022 – 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Various locations across campus

View the full 2022 Academic Department Reception schedule.

Academic departments hold receptions for majors, minors, and students connected to the department to celebrate their extraordinary work.

Music Seniors in Recital
Friday, May 13, 2022 – 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mairs Concert Hall

Marking the Moment
Friday, May 13, 2022 – 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Chapel Lawn

Saturday
May 14, 2022

Continental Breakfast (free) – REGISTER HERE
Saturday, May 14, 2022
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Café Mac

Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 14, 2022
10:00 a.m., Macalester Stadium

Senior Art Show
Saturday, May 14, 2022 – Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Law Warshaw Gallery

Rental Robe Return
Saturday, May 14, 2022 – Directly after the Commencement Ceremony
Leonard Center Portico

Post Commencement Reception
Saturday, May 14, 2022 – Directly after the Commencement Ceremony
Shaw Field

African Music Ensemble Performance
Saturday, May 14, 2022 – Directly after the Commencement Ceremony
McLaughlin Plaza

Honoring the Journey
Saturday, May 14, 2022 – 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Mairs Concert Hall, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center
An RSVP is required for this event. Please email Ruth Janisch at janisch@macalester.edu or Sedric McClure at mcclure@macalester.edu with questions.

Sunday
May 15, 2022

Graduation Celebration for the Classes of 2020 and 2021
Sunday, May 15, 2022
10:00 a.m. – Noon, Macalester Stadium

Rental Robe Return
Saturday, May 14, 2022 – Directory after the Commencement Ceremony
Leonard Center Portico

Senior Art Show
Sunday, May 15, 2022 – Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Law Warshaw Gallery