Commencement Activities

2016 Commencement Weekend is May 7-8, 2016.

*Tentative schedule.  Times and locations subject to change.

Wednesday March 4, 2016

  • Grad Finale is your one-stop-shop to make plans for 2016 Commencement at Southwestern College. You can order your cap and gown, announcements, or class rings, find out about alumni programs, and meet with SC staff to tie up any loose ends.

  • The Spring 2015 Grad Finale is being held the following times and locations:

    • 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Winfield Main Campus, Student Center Pounds Lounge
    • 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Professional Studies Wichita East Center, 2040 S. Rock Road

Saturday May 7, 2016

  • Receptions

    Various departmental receptions across campus (details to come)
  • Honors Convocation, 4:00 PM in Richardson Performing Arts Center

Sunday, May 8, 2016

  • Baccalaureate Service, 10:00 AM in Richardson Performing Arts Center

  • Order of the Mound Ceremony, 11:30 AM at the Cole Mound Plaza

  • Receptions

    Various departmental receptions across campus (details to come)
  • Undergraduate Commencement, 1:00 PM in Richard L. Jantz Stadium

  • Graduate Hooding & Commencement Ceremony, 5:00 PM in Stewart Field House

Need a map or directions?  Go HERE!

Weather Updates
In case of inclement weather, the decision to move commencement exercises indoors will be posted on You can also call (620) 229-6333 or 800-846-1543 ext. 6333 for more information.

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