Commencement

The Class of 2014 settles into the Commencement ceremony on May 10.

Congratulations, Class of 2015!

This year's Commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 9 at 1 p.m. on the Quad in front of Kresge Gymnasium. Graduating seniors have received a packet of information outlining details of the day.
 
In case of rain, the ceremony will be moved to the Dow Athletic Complex—this decision will be announced via email and on the albion.edu website at 8 a.m. the day of the event. If the ceremony takes place indoors, tickets will be required. Students will receive seven tickets prior to the event for distribution to friends and family. If the celebration is able to be held outdoors, seating is unlimited and tickets are not required.

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Read more about 2014's celebration, watch the full ceremony on Ustream, view a time-lapse video on YouTube and look for photo galleries soon on Facebook and Flickr. Io Triumphe!

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Albion College 2015 Commencement Exercises

 
Friday, May 8

Graduate Rehearsal Goodrich Chapel, 11:00 a.m., followed by the senior lunch

Baccalaureate Service Goodrich Chapel, 7:30-9:00 p.m.

A service for all seniors, their families, and guests. Dress is nice casual; you do not need to wear graduation robes. Join President Ditzler, The Briton Singers, Euphonics and others in this deeply spiritual, intercultural and interfaith farewell. A very intimate and special way to close out your time as a Brit, it will certainly bring the deeper meaning of your Albion College education into focus.

For more information, contact Rev. Daniel McQuown, College Chaplain, at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 517/629-0492.

 
Saturday, May 9

Open Reception Kellogg Center, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Ceremony 1 p.m.

Processional: 12:45 p.m.

Location: Outside on the College Quadrangle, in front of Kresge Gymnasium

Speaker: The Address will be delivered by Faith Fowler, '81, senior pastor of Cass Community United Methodist Church and executive director of Cass Community Social Services, Detroit.

The honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree will be presented to Fowler and Harry Bonner, a longtime Albion community leader and director of local youth programs. In addition, the Briton Medallion will be presented to R. Bud and Olivia Davis, longtime friends of Albion College.

 

Caps, Gowns, Announcements, Diploma Frames and Class Rings

All students participating in Commencement exercises are required to wear proper academic dress. Caps and gowns may be purchased in the Bookstore of the Kellogg Center, or by calling 517/629-0305.

Graduation Photos

A picture of each graduating senior will be taken by a professional photographer after he/she exits the platform. Following Commencement, a photo proof will be mailed to the student's permanent address. Please understand that this is provided as a service and that you are under no obligation to order senior Commencement pictures.