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.
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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Please come robed to the Student Union no later than 9:00 a.m. Procession starts at 9:45 sharp.
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.
All students, including graduates, need to be checked out of their dorm room. Sign up for a checkout time with your RA.