Schedule of activities

Schedule of events and activities for Commencement weekend.


FRIDAY MAY 16, 2014

9:00 am – 5 pm – The Express Café is open

Location: Dining Hall

10:00 am - Rehearsal

Mandatory rehearsal for seniors participating in Commencement

Location: Macmillan Hall

TBA - Senior Send-Off

Join the class of 2014, faculty, staff and administration for a fun night!  More information will be coming soon – stay posted!



7:30 – 9:00 am - Breakfast

A continental breakfast will be served. The cost is $5.75 per person. There is no charge for children aged 5 and under. Graduating seniors will be issued a complimentary ticket.

Location: Dining Hall

7:30 - 9:00 am - Stagecoach Rides

Traditional senior rides in the Wells Fargo Stagecoaches will begin at 7:30 a.m. in front of Main building and will continue until 9:00 a.m. Time permitting, family members may ride in the coaches after all seniors have enjoyed the traditional ride.

Location: Main Circle

9:00 am – Guest Seating "opens"

Macmillan Lawn

9:15 am – Graduate Line Up

Graduating seniors line up for the processional and ceremony

Location: Macmillan Hall

10:00 am - Commencement Ceremony

The commencement ceremony begins promptly with the processional at 10:00 a.m. and lasts approximately ninety minutes.

Location: Macmillan Hall steps and lawn

End of Commencement – 1:30 pm – Reception

Immediately following the ceremony, the Wells Trustees, President, senior staff and faculty invite you to a reception in the Dining Hall.  The reception will end at 1:30 pm.

Location: Dining Hall  


A continental breakfast will be available in the Dining Hall from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. Members of the class of 2014 will be free but others may join you, the cost is $5.75 per person. While there is no cost for this event, registration is required and your tickets will be distributed at rehearsal.  Please reserve your continental breakfast tickets here. You will need your ticket in order to enter the dining hall so please be sure that you have it with you.