Winfield, Kan., April 7, 2017 — Southwestern College Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Sunday, May 7, in Richard L. Jantz Stadium. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in Stewart Field House.
Professional Studies Commencement Reception:
· 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Lunch Reception for PS graduates and guests in the Dining Hall.
Commencement times and groups include:
· 1 p.m.—Undergraduate students
· 5 p.m.—Graduate hooding and Commencement ceremony (in Stewart Field House).
In case of rain, the Commencement schedule and times will be:
· 1 p.m.—Undergraduate students earning B.S. degrees (except B.S. in natural sciences and B.S.A.T) and B.S.N:
· 3 p.m.—Undergraduate students earning B.A., B.G.S., B. Mus., B.S. in natural sciences, and B.S.A.T.
· 5 p.m.—Graduate hooding and Commencement ceremony.
Commencement activities will be broadcast live on closed circuit television on the Southwestern campus as well as online at http://www.moundbuilder.com/. Viewing locations include the Richardson Performing Arts Center and the Java Jinx in the Roy L. Smith Student Center.
Parking for graduation day will be available for persons with handicap permits in the parking lot between Christy Administration Building and Roy L. Smith Student Center. Security personnel will assist in finding parking and by providing rides on golf carts.
SC’s Honors Convocation will be Thursday, April 20, at 4 p.m., in the Richardson Performing Arts Center. Although this is a traditional main campus program, professional studies learners who qualified for the Dean’s Honor Roll for fall 2016 will be recognized on the printed program.
Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday, May 7, in the Richardson Performing Arts Center. The service will begin at 10 a.m. In Richardson, devices to assist those with hearing problems are available in the box office, and an area is reserved for handicapped patrons and their companions in the rear of the hall.
Inductees to the Order of the Mound will be honored on Sunday, May 7, at 11 a.m., at the Cole Mound Plaza (in case of inclement weather, in Messenger Recital Hall in the Darbeth Fine Arts Building). The Order of the Mound recognizes students graduating in the top 10% of the class.
In case of inclement weather, the decision to move the commencement exercises indoors will be posted on www.sckans.edu/campus and on social media sites.
For more information call (620) 229-6223 or go to http://www.sckans.edu/commencement.