2017 Commencement Weekend Schedule

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Weekend Schedule 2017

DateTimeEventLocation
WEDNESDAY
May 17, 2017
6 p.m.Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies - Senior CelebrationProvidence Marriott, One Orms Street, Providence
FRIDAY
May 19, 2017
11 a.m.College of Pharmacy Graduate Reception and Awards CeremonyPharmacy Building
1 p.m.ROTC Commissioning CeremonyEdwards Hall Auditorium
1-3:30 p.m.50th Class Reunion - Tour of the Inner Space CenterNarragansett Bay Campus
3:30 p.m.Graduate School of Oceanography Ceremony and ReceptionNarragansett Bay Campus
4-7 p.m.50th Class Reunion Welcome Reception and Clam BakeAlumni Center
6 p.m.Couple and Family Therapy Graduate ProgramTransition Center
SATURDAY
May, 20, 2017
8:15 a.m.Graduate Candidates assembleRyan Center
9 a.m.Graduate Ceremony beginsRyan Center
The ceremony will be livestreamed at stream.uri.edu.
8:30-9:30 a.m.50th Class Reunion BreakfastAlumni Center
11 a.m.President's Graduate School ReceptionHope Commons
11:30 a.m.Communicative Disorders Graduate BrunchIndependence Square
12-1 p.m.College Student Personnel Hooding CeremonyMemorial Union Ballroom
12 noonPhysical Therapy Graduate Reception, followed by Pinning/Hooding CeremonySwan Hall Auditorium
12 noonGraduate School of Library and Information Studies ReceptionRodman Hall
12-3 p.m.50th Class Reunion Reception and LuncheonQuidnessett Country Club, North Kingstown
12:30 p.m.University Academic Awards CeremonyEdwards Hall Auditorium
12:30 p.m.Psychology Graduate BrunchThe 95 Club (formerly the University Club)
3 p.m.College of Health Sciences Undergraduate CeremonyRyan Center
7 p.m.CELS Undergraduate CeremonyRyan Center
7 p.m.Honorary Degree Recipients' Dinner (by invitation only)Alumni Center
SUNDAY
May 21, 2017
9 a.m.College of Engineering Undergraduate CeremonyKeaney Gymnasium
Tickets are provided to each graduating senior and required for guests to attend this ceremony.
9 a.m.College of Pharmacy Undergraduate CeremonyMackal Field House
Tickets are provided to each graduating senior and required for guests to attend this ceremony.
9 a.m.Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies Undergraduate CeremonyEdwards Hall Auditorium
Tickets are provided to each graduating senior and required for guests to attend this ceremony.
10 a.m.Harrington School Pre-Commencement CelebrationMemorial Union Ballroom
10:30 a.m.50th Class Reunion BrunchAlumni Center
11:30 a.m.Donning of Regalia - Platform PartyMulticultural Student Services Center (Rain Plan: Ryan Center, Alumni Room)
11:50 a.m.Platform Party Line-UpHammerschlag Mall (Rain Plan: Ryan Center, D Hallway)
12:15 p.m.Bagpiper and 50th Class Reunion Step-OffQuadrangle (Rain Plan: Ryan Center)
12:30 p.m.Undergraduate Commencement Exercises BeginQuadrangle (Rain Plan: Ryan Center)
The ceremony will be streamed on URI's Livestream channel and livecast to Edwards Hall, Memorial Union Ram’s Den, Mackal Field House, and Keaney Gymnasium.
2 p.m.Ceremony ConcludesCeremony lasts approximately 90 minutes.
Immediately Following CeremonyCollege of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate CeremonyQuadrangle (Rain Plan: Ryan Center)
College of Business Administration Undergraduate CeremonyKeaney Gymnasium
Tickets are provided to each graduating senior and required for guests to attend this ceremony.
College of Nursing Undergraduate CeremonyMackal Field House
Tickets are provided to each graduating senior and required for guests to attend this ceremony.
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