Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 22

"A Suite Farewell" — President Oliver's Party for the Senior Class
6 - 8 p.m., Kirkeby-Over Stadium
President Rob and Angie Oliver invite members of the Class of 2014 to join them at Kirkeby-Over Stadium for a "suite" farewell ahead of commencement as a celebration of their Augustana experience. The evening begins with a class photo on the field at 6:15 p.m., followed by food and fun in the President's Suite.

This event is exclusively for graduating seniors and is free of charge.
Register here to let us know you're coming!

Friday, May 23

Commencement Rehearsal *
10 a.m.
Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Ave.
Rehearsal attendance is required. All candidates for graduation must either be present or have a stand-in for rehearsal.

Reception for Civitas Graduates
1 p.m.
Center for Western Studies, 2121 S. Summit Ave.
The Civitas Honors Program serves as reception host for its graduates, their families, and their friends. Refreshments will be served.

Nurse Pinning Ceremony
4 p.m.
Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 909 W. 33rd Street
Reception to follow.

Senior Celebration
6:30 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, 201 E. 8th Street
Join us for this event celebrating the culmination of the Class of 2014's Augustana experience.
Get your tickets today — free for graduating seniors and $30 for guests.
 

Twitter #ACgrad
Official Twitter Hashtag for Commencement:

Connect with other families, alumni and students during graduation via Twitter by using the #ACgrad hashtag. What is a hashtag, you might ask? It is a simple search term you can use within Twitter to link your post with others on the same topic. Talk about your travels to campus, the speaker, the joys of seeing your son/daughter/brother/sister/friend graduate from Augustana!

Saturday, May 24

Baccalaureate
10 a.m.
Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Ave.
A festive worship service accompanied by The Augustana Band and The Augustana Choir. Graduates should arrive by 9:15 a.m. to robe and line up. Caps and gowns should be worn.
No tickets required.

Brunch
11 a.m.
Ordal Dining Room, Morrison Commons
Cost (includes tax) is $13 per person; $7.50 for children 12 and under. Tickets are required and will be sold at the door, as well.
NOTE: This meal is included for Augustana students participating in the 2013-14 meal plan; tickets for these students are not required.

Commencement*
2 p.m.
Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Ave.
Doors open for seating at 1 p.m. Graduates should arrive by 1:15 p.m. to robe and line up. Wear caps and gowns.
Dr. Gene Hoyme '72 of Sanford Health will give the Commencement Address.
Tickets are required.*
 

*Further information regarding Commencement, Commencement Rehearsal, and Tickets was sent directly to students and parents in February. Tickets for Commencement will be distributed to seniors in May.