Your Commencement Weekend
Commencement Rehearsal | 10 a.m.
Kaufmann Dining Hall
Baccalaureate Service | 5 p.m.
Wiles Chapel |
Nursing Graduate Pinning | 7 p.m.
Wiles Chapel |
Class Photograph | 8:45 a.m.
Holland Hall Steps, or in the event of rain, Eleazer Arena
Graduate Line-Up | 9:15 a.m.
Commencement | 10 a.m. EDT
Eleazer Arena |
Tickets & Guest Seating
Tickets will be required for all guests. Tickets are electronic and will be available on the under the “Tickets” tab. The ticket portal will open at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 12. Each graduate will be allotted tickets for 5 guests, due to fire marshal occupancy limitations. Students who would like the opportunity to receive 1 additional guest ticket by Thursday, May 12 at 9 a.m.
One admitted, guests must remain in the arena until the conclusion of commencement exercises. No re-entry will be permitted. Guests are asked not to bring balloons, flowers, or other gifts into Eleazer Arena. Overflow seating will be available in Wiles Chapel on a first-come, first-served basis. The ceremony will be livestreamed in the chapel.
If you have any questions, please email Lisa.Duncan@newberry.edu.
Parking & Accessibility
Graduates and guests are encouraged to park in the Athletic Club parking lot, on the College Street side of Setzler Field. Handicapped parking is reserved at the Smeltzer Hall and Keller Hall lots (#14 and #25 on the map), accessible from College Street. Guests may be dropped off at Wiles Chapel if reserved spaces are filled. Campus Security will operate shuttle services from parking lots to Wiles Chapel.
If you require accessible seating, please notify a member of the event staff.
ASL INTERPRETER SERVICE
If you require a sign language interpreter, please email Lisa.Duncan@newberry.edu and we will seat you accordingly.