May 2023 Commencement
Blessing of Seniors Service, Wartburg Chapel, Saturday, May 27, 6 p.m.
This service is a time for students and families to gather together in worship. The program will include music, a short message, and a special blessing for those students who are graduating this year.
|DATE||MENSA||DEN & RITTERSAAL||KONDITOREI||ZESTY ORANGE|
|Thursday, May 25||Dinner 5-6 p.m. (Senior Pig Roast)||8 a.m.-7 p.m.||7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.||9 a.m.-4 p.m.|
|Friday, May 26||Breakfast 7-9 a.m.; Lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; No dinner||8 a.m.-7 p.m.||7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.||9 a.m.-4 p.m.|
|Saturday, May 29||CLOSED||11 a.m.-4 p.m.||CLOSED||9 a.m.-4 p.m.|
|Sunday, May 30||Senior Breakfast 8:15 a.m.||11 a.m.-2 p.m.||7:30-10:30 a.m.||9 a.m.-4 p.m.|
Meal transfers end Thursday at 1:15 p.m. for the term. Points work through Sunday, May 30.
Pending graduates will be notified in April on the process to request to participate in Commencement in absentia.
Dress for Commencement should be business casual to formal. The following official regalia is appropriate to be worn during Commencement: Wartburg College approved cap, gown, honor cords, and scholarship medallions. Students may also wear accessories (such as stoles) that represent nationality or recognized student organizations.
All Regents and Presidential Scholarship recipients are encouraged to wear their scholarship medals with caps and gowns for Baccalaureate and Commencement. (If you have questions regarding the medals, please contact Admissions at 319-352-8264 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commencement is both a joyful celebration and a solemn event. Commencement officials are authorized to request that students remove unauthorized symbols or regalia, and, when necessary, to take possession of items until after the ceremony.
We look forward to sharing in our graduates’ joy while maintaining decorum and respect for the College’s traditions.
COMMENCEMENT DETAILS FOR GRADUATES:
COMMENCEMENT DETAILS FOR GUESTS:
December 2022 Commencement
May 2023 Commencement
Monday, May 22
Mortar Board Decorating hosted by ETK, 7 p.m., McCoy Rooms
Thursday, May 25
Senior Pig Roast, 6 p.m., Walston-Hoover Stadium
Friday, May 26
May Term Band Concert, 5 p.m., Campus Mall (rain site – Neumann Auditorium)
Questions about Commencement? Contact Sally Malcolm at email@example.com.