Celebrating the Class of '23
Schedule of Events
Thursday, Dec. 7
Commencement Rehearsal | 2 p.m.
Nursing Program Pinning | 7 p.m.
Wiles Chapel | Livestream
Friday, Dec. 8
Class Photograph | 9 a.m.
Holland Hall steps
Graduate Line-Up | 9:15 a.m.
Holland Hall lobby
COMMENCEMENT | 10 a.m.
* All times listed are in Eastern Standard Time
Guests & Accessibility
Due to fire regulations, attendance is limited. Each prospective graduate will receive eight guest tickets. Children, including babies, count in your guest numbers and must have a ticket to attend. Tickets will be distributed electronically through the online Athletics ticketing platform via your student ID number. The ticket portal will open Friday, Dec. 1, at 8 a.m. A link to the portal and instructions for how to claim tickets will be sent to prospective graduates via email.
The chapel will open for guest seating at 9 a.m. All guests should be seated no later than 9:45 a.m. No flowers, balloons, food, or drink will be allowed in the chapel. The ceremony will be livestreamed in the Alumni Music Center for overflow seating.
A sign language interpreter will be available at the ceremony for hearing-impaired guests. Please contact Lisa.Duncan@newberry.edu with questions about guests who need any disability seating.
Parking & Campus Bookstore
Parking will be available throughout campus, but the closest parking lot is the gravel lot behind the stadium. Campus Security will run a golf cart shuttle service. Parking for guests with mobility issues will be reserved in the parking lots in front of Smeltzer Hall and Keller Hall. Guests may be dropped off at Wiles Chapel if reserved spaces are filled.
The Newberry College Bookstore will be open Friday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The bookstore is located on Luther Street across from the Kaufmann Hall parking lot. Shop the bookstore online.
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