The 1999 Hamilton College Commencement Weekend Schedule

Hamilton College celebrates the 187th Commencement on May 23, 1999 for theClass of 1999. After months of planning and weather permitting, theweekend festivities will be held in the Main Quadrangle in the middle ofthis beautiful campus. Approximately 450 seniors who have studied andworked for the past 4 years, will be honored with their Bachelor of Artsdegrees. Listed below is the schedule of events planned and theirlocations.

Saturday, May 22, 1999

  • 3:00 pm Baccalaureate Service Main Quadrangle Rain Site: Margaret Bundy Scott Field House
  • 4:00 pm President’s Reception
  • Main Quadrangle in front of Soper Commons Dining Hall
  • Rite Site: Soper Commons Dining Hall
  • 5:00 pm Newman Mass — Chapel
  • 9:00 pm Commencement Ball
  • Soper Commons Dining Hall
  • Senior Concert — Wellin Hall, Schambach Center

Sunday, May 23, 1999 — Commencement Day

  • 10:15 am Academic Procession — Main Quadrangle
  • 10:30 am - Commencement Ceremony — Main Quadrangle
  • Commencement Picnic immediately following! (See Meals Section)

*Speakers and other Honorary Degree Recipients at the Baccalaureate Commencement are to be announced.

Special Assistance Info

Special Assistance Information will be sent via e-mail to Seniors in early April.

Please encourage early arrival on campus. Call the Assistant to the President’s Office (315) 859-4106 to receive additional instructions and campus map.

Baccalaureate, President’s Reception and the Commencement are completely accessible.


Beinecke Hours:

  • Howard Diner Friday 8:00 am — 7:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 am — 2:00 PM
  • Sunday 8:00 am —10:00 am
  • The Little Pub Friday 4:00 PM — 2:00 am
  • Saturday 5:00 PM — 2:00 am
  • Sunday Closed


  • 7:15-9:15 am - Breakfast in McEwen and Commons Dining Halls.
  • Continental Breakfast also available in Soper Commons Dining Halls
  • Picnic Buffet immediately following the Commencement ceremony in Commons and McEwen Dining Halls, and Sage Rink.
  • Picnic Buffet tickets for seniors and their guests should be reserved thr
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