SC Commencement to be Held May 12

Southwestern College Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Sunday, May 12, in Richard L. Jantz Stadium.

Commencement times include:
•       12 p.m.— Graduate hooding ceremony in Richardson Performing Arts Center (RPAC)
•       2:30 p.m.— Undergraduate and graduate students

 In case of inclement weather, the graduate students’ ceremony will be at noon in RPAC and the undergraduate ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m., in Stewart Field House.

Commencement activities will be broadcast live on closed circuit television on the Southwestern campus as well as online at  Viewing locations include the Richardson Performing Arts Center and the Java Jinx in the Roy L. Smith Student Center.

Parking for graduation day will be available for persons with handicap permits in the parking lot between Christy Administration Building and Roy L. Smith Student Center.  Security personnel will assist in finding parking and by providing rides on golf carts. 

Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday, May 12, at 9:45 a.m., in the Richardson Performing Arts Center.  Devices to assist those with hearing problems are available in the box office, and an area is reserved for handicapped patrons and their companions in the rear of the hall.

Inductees to the Order of the Mound will be honored on Sunday, May 12, at 11 a.m., at the Cole Mound Plaza (in case of inclement weather, in Messenger Recital Hall in the Darbeth Fine Arts Building). The Order of the Mound recognizes students graduating in the top 10% of the class. 

In case of inclement weather, the decision to move the commencement exercises indoors will be posted on and on social media sites.

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