2012 Commencement Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 18

12:15 p.m.   
Muslim Friday Prayer Service

For more information contact Mireille Koukjian, advisor to the Muslim Student Association, 315-859-4314

5 p.m.
Sigma Xi Induction and Dinner

open to members of Sigma Xi and their families.
Wellin Atrium, Taylor Science Center

5-7 p.m.
Casual Pub Gathering

Seniors are encouraged to meet with family, friends and faculty members.
The Little Pub

6 p.m.
Kabalat Shabat Dinner

Reservations required by May 1, 2012. Anat Guez, Jewish Chaplain, 315-859-4856 or aguez@hamilton.edu. $20 per person.
Azel Backus House

9:30 p.m.
Fireworks Display

Royce Baseball Field


Saturday, May 19

10 a.m.
Bicentennial Lecture

James L. Ferguson Professor of History Maurice Isserman "The Right Tradition, 1812-2012: Two Hundred Years of Change and Continuity at Hamilton College"
Kirner-Johnson 125 (Bradford Auditorium)

11:30 a.m.
Bicentennial Book Signing by Author Maurice Isserman

Bookstore, Sadove Student Center

11:30 a.m.
Class of 2012 Tree Planting and Dedication

South Residence Hall, Main Quadrangle

11:30 a.m. -   
2:30 p.m.

Dine-in or box lunches available. No reservations required. $7 per person
McEwen Dining Hall

A cappella Concert

Wellin Hall, Schambach Center

1 p.m.
Senior Art Exhibition Reception

The Hub, Bristol Center

3 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service

Margaret Bundy Scott Field House

4 p.m.
Reception with Members of the Faculty

Tent on Dunham Green

5 p.m.
Catholic Mass


5:30 -
7:30 p.m.
Family Buffet Dinner

No reservations required. $12 per person.
McEwen Dining Hall

9 p.m.
Senior Concert

Wellin Hall, Schambach Center


Sunday, May 20

8 a.m.
Nondenomiational Prayer Breakfast

College Chaplain Jeffrey H. McArn
Reservations requested. 315-859-4130
Sunporch, Sadove Student Center

8 a.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Induction and Breakfast

Open to members of PBK and their families.
Soper Hall of Commons

8:30 a.m.
Doors open for commencement seating

Margaret Bundy Scott Field House

10:15 a.m.
Commencement Ceremony

Margaret Bundy Scott Field House

12:30 p.m.
Commencement Picnic

Tent on Dunham Green and Sage Rink
Additional rain site: Soper Hall of Commons

2 p.m.
Posse Ceremony

Fillius Events Barn