Event, Lineup, and General Information
Baccalaureate Service Saturday, May 10, 9:30 a.m.
Pearce Memorial Church Sanctuary
The Baccalaureate Service, a worship celebration for traditional undergraduates and their guests, calls for academic apparel (caps and gowns) and appropriate dress. It is inappropriate to wear jewelry and/or a corsage on the outside of academic apparel. Traditional undergraduates should arrive at the Pearce Memorial Church Family Life Center by 9:00 a.m. for robing. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. for all guests who wish to attend. If you are unable to attend, please send an email to Dr. Robert Zwier at ProvostsOffice@roberts.edu.
Brunch Saturday, May 10, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Garlock Dining Commons
Upon request, participating graduates will receive a complimentary ticket for the brunch at Garlock Dining Commons. Guest tickets may be purchased: (ages 10 – adult) $12.00 each; (ages 5-9) $6.00 each. There is no charge for children ages 4 and younger, but tickets are required at the door for everyone. Complimentary and additional guest tickets must be ordered via the Online Order Form, which must be completed and received in the Office of Student Development by Thursday, May 1. There will be no refunds given after the May 1 order deadline. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
Commencement Ceremony Lineup
Lineup information will be packaged with your cap, gown, and tickets. There will be two lineup locations for graduates (upper level Voller Athletic Center and the Rinker Community Service Center). All graduates should arrive at their respective lineup location at 1:15 p.m. for robing. Please note that in lieu of a Commencement rehearsal, instructions will be given to graduates as they robe and line up.
A list of line-up locations will be announced soon.
General Commencement Information
All graduates are expected to participate in the Commencement ceremony. If extenuating circumstances prevent your participation, it is important that you send a letter of explanation, with a request to graduate in absentia, to Dr. Robert Zwier at ProvostsOffice@roberts.edu or by mail to Office of the Provost, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Drive, Rochester, New York 14624-1997.
This will be a distinguished ceremony, calling for academic apparel (caps and gowns) and appropriate dress. The Commencement ceremony is expected to conclude by 4:00 p.m.
Hours of Operation:
B. Thomas Golisano Library
Open for visitors 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10
Open for business 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10
Open for business 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10
Upper level, Voller Athletic Center
Davison Art Gallery
Open for visitors until 9:00 p.m. Friday, May 9
Open for visitors 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10
Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center