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Commencement

Congratulations, Graduates!

Carthage will celebrate the commencement of the Class of 2017 with a weekend of activities May 19-21. We look forward to recognizing the achievements of our graduating seniors, and we welcome friends and family to campus for this exciting event.

Commencement Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 19, 2017

New Alumni Convocation and Promenade Dinner
For graduates, trustees, faculty, staff
5:30 p.m. Convocation — A. F. Siebert Chapel

Immediately following Convocation, Dinner — Hedberg Library
This private, semi-formal program and dinner is a chance for graduates, trustees, faculty, and staff to say their goodbyes in a private, unique, and personal setting.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Graduation Practice
For graduates
11 a.m. — N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center Field House
Graduates are to assemble at 11 a.m. in the N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center Field House for graduation practice.

Carthage Baccalaureate: A Celebration of Learning and Wisdom
7 p.m. — A. F. Siebert Chapel
Baccalaureate is an interfaith program in which graduates have time to pause and reflect, faculty offer advice to the graduating class, and students’ musical talents are enjoyed. Graduates do not wear their caps and gowns for this program.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Commencement
10:15 a.m. — Commencement Line-up (Tarble Arena)
11 a.m. — N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center, Field House
The Commencement Ceremony includes the presentation of special awards, honorary degrees, and bachelor and master degrees.