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Celebrating the Class of '22

Schedule of Events

Thursday, Dec. 8

Graduate Luncheon | Noon

Smeltzer Hall: Summerland Room

Commencement Rehearsal | 2 p.m.

Wiles Chapel

Baccalaureate | 5 p.m.

Wiles Chapel | Livestream

Nursing Graduate Pinning | 7:30 p.m.

Wiles Chapel | Livestream


Friday, Dec. 9

Class Photograph | 9 a.m.

Holland Hall steps

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

Holland Hall lobby

Commencement | 10 a.m.

Wiles Chapel | Livestream

* All times listed are Eastern Standard Time

Tickets & Guest Seating


Due to fire regulations, attendance is limited. Each prospective graduate will receive eight (8) guest tickets. Children, including babies, count in the guest numbers and must have a ticket to attend. Tickets will be distributed electronically through the online Athletics ticketing platform and accessed with each student's ID number. Click here to access the ticket portal.



Wiles 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 Wiles Chapel. Overflow seating will be available in the Alumni Music Center Recital Hall for guests without tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open at 9 a.m. A livestream of the ceremony will be shown. The link to the livestream will be made available the week of commencement.



A sign language interpreter will be available at the ceremony for hearing impaired guests. Please contact with questions about guests who need disability seating.

Parking & Campus Bookstore


Parking will be available throughout campus, but the closest parking lot is the Athletic Club parking lot on the College Street side of the athletic 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, located on Luther Street, will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9. Here guests may purchase diploma frames, spirit wear, accessories and more. Shop the bookstore online.

Celebrate on social!

Celebrate on social!

Share photos, videos, memories and more on social media using the hashtag #NewberryCollege, and click here to stay connected with Wolf Nation on social!

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