Commencement Weekend Schedule
Friday May 24 - Saturday May 26, 2013
Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the outdoor amphitheater. Rain or shine. The tentative schedule below is designed to assist you in planning your weekend. Specific information about events and activities related to Commencement will be posted as it becomes available.
Seniors may invite as many guests as they wish to attend Commencement. There are no tickets.
Traditional activities are organized by the senior class beginning Friday evening and will continue throughout the day on Saturday as noted below. Times and locations may change slightly and additional activities may be planned during the spring semester. Therefore, please refer to the Vassar website for up-to-date information. These gatherings and events are open to the entire community of graduates and families, and attendance is voluntary.
|Friday, May 24, 2013|
|8:30-10:00 p.m.||Café at the Frances Daly Fergusson Quandrangle (outside). Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film.|
|Saturday, May 25, 2013|
|11 a.m.||Awarding of Prizes. Chapel.|
|2 p.m.||Family and Friends outdoor reception. Chapel Lawn.|
|3 p.m.||Concert presented by members of the music faculty. Skinner Music Hall|
|4 p.m.||Council of Black Seniors Baccalaureate Service. Chapel.|
|5:30-6:30 p.m.||Guitar at Vassar. The Aula.|
|9 p.m.||Champagne reception with entertainment. Students Building, second floor.|
|Sunday, May 26, 2013|
|7:30 a.m.||Shuttles begin from Vassar Farm Parking Lot|
|9:00 a.m.||Seniors begin assembling for the commencement procession|
|10:00 a.m.||Commencement exercises followed by reception on Chapel Lawn|
|Campus Activities:||(845) 437-5370|
|Student Accounts:||(845) 437-5245|
|Dean of Studies:||(845) 437-5255|
|Residential Life:||(845) 437-5860|
|Campus Activities Fax:||(845) 437-7801|
We hope this information will be useful to you in your planning. Please refer to the college website for up-to-date information regarding commencement. Also please contact the Campus Activities Office if you have other questions or concerns regarding commencement.
Campus Activities Office
Vassar College, Box 715
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0715