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Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2022

Your Commencement Weekend

Friday, Dec. 13

Commencement Rehearsal | 10 a.m.

Eleazer Arena

Graduate Luncheon

Kaufmann Dining Hall

Baccalaureate Service | 5 p.m.

Wiles Chapel | Livestream

Nursing Graduate Pinning | 7 p.m.

Wiles Chapel | Livestream


Saturday, May 14

Class Photograph | 8:45 a.m.

Holland Hall Steps, or in the event of rain, Eleazer Arena

Graduate Line-Up | 9:15 a.m.

MacLean Gymnasium

Commencement | 10 a.m. EDT

Eleazer Arena | Livestream

Click here to view the commencement program.

Tickets & Guest Seating


Tickets will be required for all guests. Tickets are electronic and will be available on the Newberry College Athletics website under the “Tickets” tab. The ticket portal will open at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 12. Click here for ticketing instructions. 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 should apply here 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

Parking & Accessibility


Graduates and guests are encouraged to park in the Athletic Club parking lot, on the College Street side of Setzler Field. For other parking areas, click here to view the campus map. 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.



If you require a sign language interpreter, please email and we will seat you accordingly.

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