Baccalaureate and Commencement

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 18, 2018

3:30 p.m. – Inaugural Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) Hooding Ceremony

Location: Richardson Chapel

4:30 p.m. – Baccalaureate

Location: Spurlock Center

Speaker: Rev. Dr. Jack E. Skiles, Minister, First United Church, Bloomington IN
Note: This event is open to the public and no ticket is required to attend.  Doors will open at 3:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. – Graduates’ Reception

Location: Johnson Atrium, Napolitan Student Center

Hors d’oeuvre reception for graduates and guests attending baccalaureate


Saturday, May 19, 2018

8:30 a.m. – Class Photo Session

Graduates report for Photo and Robing/line-up
Location: Elba L. and Gene Portteus Branigin Room, Napolitan Student Center


Begins at direction of faculty marshal, Randall Smith, Ph.D.

10:00 a.m. – Commencement

Location: Spurlock Center (doors open at 9:00 a.m.)

Speaker: Tamika Catchings, WNBA All Star, Retired; Founder, Catch the Stars Foundation
Note: Tickets are only distributed to graduates to be used at their discretion. For those without a ticket to commencement in Spurlock Center Gymnasium, please join us on campus in Richardson Chapel as we live stream the ceremony beginning at 10 a.m.  Admission is free and no ticket is required.

Note: The commencement ceremony will be broadcast live: 018.html

Congratulatory Reception

Location: Johnson Courtyard, Napolitan Student Center