Students must pay their $100 graduation fee at the Business Office before picking up their cap and gown. GRADUATE STUDENTS – Graduation fee is $150.
FRIDAY, MAY 14
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
STUDENT UNION, WEST CAFETERIA
Celebrate and reflect on your Sterling experience as the Class of 2020 and 2021 at the Graduate Breakfast, hosted by the Alumni Association and Career Services. Please enter the west doors of the West Cafeteria (graduating seniors only). RSVP to email@example.com by May 8.
(Both Classes - Photo of each class taken separately) FRONT STEPS OF COOPER HALL, EAST SIDE
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.
2 - 3:30 p.m.
STERLING ONLINE STUDENT SOCIALSTUDENT UNION - CORNERSTONE
SCO Graduates from 2020 and 2021 are invited to a come and go cookie/coffee meet and greet.
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 Banquet. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 - 8:30 p.m.
SENIOR ART EXHIBITION
ART & MEDIA CENTER GALLERY
PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO FORMAL BACCALAUREATE SERVICE TONIGHT. PAUL BRANDES, CHAPLAIN, WILL CELEBRATE THE SENIORS AT THE SENIOR CHAPEL ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 5.
SATURDAY, MAY 15
9 - 9:30 a.m.
GRADUATES LINE UP FOR PROCESSION
STUDENT UNION Please come robed to the Student Union no later than 9:30 a.m. Procession starts at 9:45 a.m. 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, May 13, on Sterling College’s website and social media accounts. This will also be shared at the Graduate Breakfast.
All students, including graduates, need to be checked out of their dorm room. Sign up for a checkout time with your RA.