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Commencement Schedule

CANE WALK and UNVEILING OF CLASS PORTRAIT:

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. An annual event as the graduating class starts the walk at the Law School, where we will unveil the class portrait. They will then walk to the court house, where Professor Telman will deliver a short speech. Valparaiso Alumni are invited to this event. The press are also invited to this event.

LAW GRAD AND LLM HOODING RECEPTION:

A reception in your honor will be given at the Old Town Banquet Center on Friday, May 18 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., you may bring 2 guests gratis, additional guests will be charged $10.00 each.  We will also hood our LLM’s at this ceremony. Please RSVP on this form.  For questions and to pay (cash or check) for additional guests contact Lorrie Hodge at 219.465.7841 or lorrie.hodge@valpo.edu.

COMMENCEMENT:

10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of the Resurrection, Saturday, May 19, 2018. Doors open at 9:00 a.m., and lineup is at 9:30 a.m. in the Christopher Center Community room. If you are not attending the ceremony, please notify the Office of the Registrar and request permission to be absent from Dean Turmel, Wesemann Hall room 211, by completing a Request to Graduate in Absentia form. The alphabetical lineup list for the procession will be provided at the Grad Finale event.

No tickets are required for the ceremony. Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis (the Chapel seats 1400 people).  Special seating for guests with special needs begins at 8:30 a.m. No requests for special seating need to be made in advance.

RECEPTION:

There will be cake and punch immediately following the Commencement ceremony in the Ballroom in the Harre Union, 1509 Chapel Drive (across the street from the Chapel of the Resurrection). You will also return regalia to Lorrie Hodge at this time.