MONDAY, MAY 10 - FRIDAY, MAY 14

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

PICK UP CAP AND GOWN (2021 Graduates only)

KELSEY HALL, REGISTRAR’S OFFICE

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.

GRADUATE BREAKFAST

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 alumni@sterling.edu by May 8.

 

9:45 a.m.

(Both Classes - Photo of each class taken separately)
FRONT STEPS OF COOPER HALL, EAST SIDE

 

10:15 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.

 

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 pmanely@sterling.edu.

 

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.

 

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, May 13, on Sterling College’s website and social media accounts. This will also be shared at the Graduate Breakfast.

 

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