Commencement Schedule

Davidson College's 180th Commencement Ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 15, 2016. For your reference, the schedule from this past year's ceremony is below. This page will be updated as soon as the final schedule has been approved.

2015 Commencement

Friday, May 15, 2015

4 p.m. Senior Soiree, Alvarez College Union in Knobloch Campus Center on Alvarez-Mariam Cannon Hayes Outdoor Amphitheatre

The Davidson College Jazz Ensemble performs its final concert of the year, featuring the seniors as soloists.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

2 p.m. ROTC Commissioning, Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center
4 p.m. Required meeting for graduating seniors, Duke Family Performance Hall in Knobloch Campus Center. Wear caps and gowns.
4:45 p.m. Baccalaureate Service, John M. Belk Arena in Baker Sports Complex
6 p.m. President's Supper, Vail Commons. Tickets are required; must be obtained in advance by students.
7:15 p.m. Farewell to Seniors Concert, Davidson College Chorale, Davidson College Presbyterian Church
8 - 10 p.m. Open Houses, various faculty and staff homes or on-campus locations

Sunday, May 17, 2015

9 a.m. Required meeting for graduating seniors, Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers. Wear caps and gowns. [Rain Plan: lowest level of Baker Sports Complex--Wrestling Room and Dance Studio.]
9:50 a.m. Academic Procession
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Commencement, Front Campus. [Rain Plan: John M. Belk Arena in Baker Sports Complex.]  No tickets required.
Commencement will be live streamed. Additional information will be posted to this page and on the college home page later this week.

Future Commencement Dates

2017 Sunday, May 21
2018 Sunday, May 20