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Commencement Checklist

Early this Spring:

  • Make hotel reservations as soon as possible: Local Accommodations
  • Place graduation orders with the Wittenberg Bookstore at (937) 327-7457, and order personalized announcements online
  • Obtain indoor Commencement tickets from your graduate before Saturday, May 11

Friday, May 10

  • Attend Baccalaureate Service. 2:15 p.m. Weaver Chapel
  • Enjoy President's Reception. 4 p.m. Benjamin Prince House (rain site Geil Lounge, Benham-Pence Student Center)

Commencement Day, Saturday, May 11

  • Listen for the bell at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. if ceremony is to be held out-of-doors
  • Obtain breakfast tickets in Benham-Pence Student Center
  • Be seated in Commencement Hollow or the HPER Center no later than 11 a.m.
  • Plan post-graduation party or dinner for after 2:30 p.m.
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