MONDAY, MAY 11 - THURSDAY, MAY 14

9 a.m. - Noon, 1 - 4 p.m.

PICK UP CAP AND GOWN

KELSEY HALL, REGISTRAR’S OFFICE

Students must pay their $100 graduation fee at the Business Office before picking up their cap and gown.

FRIDAY, MAY 15

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

SENIOR BREAKFAST

STUDENT UNION, WEST CAFETERIA

Celebrate and reflect on your Sterling experience as the Class of 2020 at the Senior Breakfast, hosted by the Alumni Association and Career Services. Please enter the west doors of the West Cafeteria (graduating seniors only).

RSVP to alumni@sterling.edu by May 8.

 

9:45 a.m.

SENIOR CLASS PHOTO

FRONT STEPS OF COOPER HALL, EAST SIDE

 

10 a.m.
COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL

STUDENT UNION, EAST CAFETERIA
Meet Dr. Pete Manely, grand marshal, as he will lead students to East Cooper Lawn from the Student Union to rehearse the processional for Commencement.

 

4 - 6 p.m.

SENIOR ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION

ART AND MEDIA CENTER GALLERY

 

5 - 7 P.M.

CAFETERIA AVAILABLE FOR DINNER

STUDENT UNION, CAFETERIA

The cafeteria will remain open this evening from 5-7 p.m. for graduates and families to enjoy a free meal from Chartwells Dining Services.

 

6 - 7 p.m.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE CHALLENGE AND CHARGE

STERLING CHURCH OF CHRIST, 337 S. BROADWAY, STERLING, KS

 

5 - 7 P.M.

ATHLETIC TRAINING BANQUET

STUDIO 96, 121 S. BROADWAY

Graduates of the Sterling College Athletic Training Program and their families are invited to the Athletic Training Senior Banquet. Please RSVP to pmanely@sterling.edu.

 

7:30 p.m.

BACCALAUREATE SERVICE

SPENCER HALL, CULBERTSON AUDITORIUM

Refreshments available to students and families immediately following the ceremony on the south side of Spencer Hall. In case of inclement weather, refreshments will be located on the second floor of Wilson Hall.

SATURDAY, MAY 16

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

GRADUATES LINE UP FOR PROCESSION

STUDENT UNION

Please come robed to the Student Union no later than 9:00 a.m. Procession starts at 9:45 sharp.

 

9:45 a.m.

PROCESSIONAL AND COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

EAST COOPER LAWN

In the event of inclement weather, Commencement will be moved indoors to the Gleason Physical Education Center. An official announcement regarding location will be made by 11 a.m. on Thursday, May14, on Sterling College’s website and social media accounts. This will also be shared at the Senior Breakfast and Baccalaureate service.

 

5 p.m.

All students, including graduates, need to be checked out of their dorm room. Sign up for a checkout time with your RA.

 

For more information, visit:

www.sterling.edu/academics/commencement