Commencement 2015

Salem College Commencement 2015

Special Note: The 2015 commencement exercises will be streamed live. Please return to this page slightly before 10:00 am EDT on Saturday, May 23, to join us!

The Class of 2015 will participate in commencement exercises on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Salem College's beautiful May Dell. You are invited to join us for this joyous occasion. Dr. Freda C. Lewis-Hall, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, Inc., will deliver the commencement address. In the event of rain, a strict ticket policy will be enforced. For additional details, please refer to the detailed events outlined below:

THURSDAY, MAY 21

5:00 pm Lovefeast (Seniors Only—no spouses/guests)
  Speaker—To Be Announced
  Business Attire
  Home Moravian Church Sanctuary

FRIDAY, MAY 22

9:00 am–11:30 am Rehearsal for Baccalaureate and Commencement
  Home Moravian Church and May Dell
  Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and gather in front of Main Hall
4:40 pm Baccalaureate senior procession
  Gowns, no caps
  Line up at side door of Home Moravian Church
5:00 pm Baccalaureate at Home Moravian Church (Seniors and family)
  Speaker—D. E. Lorraine Sterritt
  Church attire, no cameras
  Program starts promptly at 5:00 pm—no seating afterward.
6:00–7:30 pm President's Reception (Seniors, family, and faculty)
  Joshua Boner House, the President's home (Free event)

COMMENCEMENT DAY

SATURDAY, MAY 23

8:45 am Legacy Photo—at the Lily Pond with your Salem relative
9:00 am Senior Photo on steps of Main Hall (caps and gowns)
 
9:15 am Senior Procession (caps and gowns)
  Driveway in front of Bitting
10:00 am Commencement in the May Dell
  Following Commencement-Champagne Brunch at Corrin Refectory, Club Dining Room
  $13 per person/$6.00 children six and under
 
11:00 am COMMENCEMENT RAIN PLAN—HANES AUDITORIUM
9:45 am Legacy Photos taken in the Music Library, Elberson Fine Arts Center
10:15 am Senior Procession
  Line up in Fine Arts Hallway next to May Dell

TICKET POLICY IN CASE OF RAIN

11:00 am Commencement—Hanes Auditorium, Elberson Fine Arts Center
  Commencement rain tickets will be issued to each senior—three to Hanes and two to Shirley (audio and video) for guests. No one will be admitted without a rain ticket, including children of all ages. Be sure your family and guests have their tickets on Saturday even if it is not raining.

Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather the College will be opening at 9:30 AM on Friday, February 27, 2015.
Fri Feb 27 12:00:00 EST 2015