Event Schedule - Traditional Undergraduates & B.E.L.L. Program

Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 2:30 p.m.
Voller Athletic Center Arena

  • Voller Athletic Center Arena doors open at 1:30 p.m.
  • Students arrive by 1:45 p.m. to the Rinker Community Service Center, to robe and line up for the Processional.
  • Guests arrive to campus by 1:45 p.m. Shuttles available from parking lots to V.A.C. Guests seated in V.A.C. Arena by 2:15 p.m.
  • Ceremony begins with Processional at 2:30 p.m.

Campus Destinations:

Roberts Wesleyan College Bookstore, V.A.C., upper level, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Golisano Library, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Davison Gallery - Class of 2019 Senior Art Exhibit, Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center, lower level 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Celebrate your Graduate:

FLOWER SALE to support the Ireland Missions Team:
1/2-dozen bouquet for $20
(cash/check), 1:30-2:30 p.m. 
Tables located inside and outside the V.A.C. Arena

Additional Receptions & Ceremonies

Please click on each for more detailed event information.

Senior Grad-Bash!

Tuesday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Garlock Dining Commons

All Traditional Undergraduate Program graduating seniors are invited!

  • Pick up your Cap & Gown
  • Enjoy the Beach Bash Photo Booth
  • Take home some Free Roberts Swag
  • Ask questions about Financial Aid, Graduate School & Staying Connected
  • Enjoy Regular & Boneless Wings, Mozzarella Sticks, Spinach Dip & Chips!

    ** If you are unable to make it, you can pick up your cap & gown in the bookstore May 8-10th ** 

Nursing Traditional Undergraduate Program: Dedication and Candle Lighting Ceremony

Friday, May 10, 7:00 p.m.
Andrews B. Hale Auditorium, Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center

Honoring the senior and sophomore nursing students, and recognizing the junior nursing students.

Reception immediately following Dedication Ceremony in Shewan Recital Hall, Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center

Teacher Education Reception

May 11, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. 
Hastings Center for Academics, Room 240

For student graduates in all Teacher Education Programs-Traditional Undergraduate, Master of Education, and Pathway to Teaching, and their guests.

No Cost
In April, the Teacher Education Dept. will mail formal invitations with details.

Please RSVP by Friday, May 3, to Shelly Lambert,  Lambert_Shelly@roberts.edu or (585) 594-6276.

Departments of Communication, History, Language & Literature, and Religion & Philosophy Commencement Reception

May 11, Immediately following the Traditional Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
Ellen Stowe Room, Garlock Dining Commons

For student graduates from all Humanities majors: Communication, History, Language & Literature, and Religion & Philosophy, and their families

No Cost/No Ticket required

Please RSVP by April 30 to Kelly Fasoldt, Administrative Assistant in Humanities at fasoldt_kelly@roberts.edu.

Visual Arts Post Commencement Reception

May 11, Immediately following afternoon Commencement Ceremony
Davison Art Gallery, Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center

For student graduates from all Visual Arts majors, and their families

No Cost/no ticket required

For more information, contact Kathy at (585) 594-6120.

Departments of Biological & Chemical Sciences and Computer Science, Mathematics, & Physics Commencement Reception

May 11, Immediately following afternoon Commencement Ceremony
The Link between Crothers Science and Nursing Center and Smith Science Center, 2nd floor

For Student Graduates from the Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics & Biological and Chemical Sciences, and their families

No cost/no ticket required, but please R.S.V.P. by May 3 - to Suzi Scarborough at (585) 594-6310 or Scarborough_Suzanne@roberts.edu.