Commencement Day

A student, in gown, prepares for Commencement 2015

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Convocation Robing and Line-Up
8:15 a.m.

Peter B. Lewis Building Lounge

Light breakfast will be provided.

University Convocation
9:30 a.m.

Veale Convocation Center

This is a ticketed event. Convocation is for all graduating students of Case Western Reserve University. Each student can receive a maximum of 2 guest tickets. Guests not seated by 9:15 a.m. will be asked to wait until after the procession clears the aisles.

Family Appreciation Lunch
11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tent next to the Peter B. Lewis Building

This event is open to all registered Weatherhead graduates and their guests.

Weatherhead Awards Ceremony
12:15 – 1 p.m.

Tent next to the Peter B. Lewis Building

Dessert Reception
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tent next to the Peter B. Lewis Building and in the Peter B. Lewis Building

This event is open to all registered Weatherhead graduates and their guests. There are no tickets for this event. Activities with arts and crafts will be available for small kids in the luncheon tent. Please note that children should not be left unattended.

Graduate Shuttle to Veale Convocation Center
2:30 p.m.

Shuttle buses have been organized to take graduate students to the Veale Convocation Center. Students are requested to check in at the Veale Convocation Center (Horsburg Gymnasium) for line up between 2:30 – 3 p.m.

Guest Shuttle to Veale Convocation Center
3 p.m.

Buses will be available for guests to go to Veale Convocation Center from the Peter B. Lewis Building.

Veale Convocation Center Doors Open for Guests
3:30 p.m.

No tickets required to this event. Please note that the School of Graduate studies ceremony guests will be exiting as Weatherhead guests are arriving.

Diploma Ceremony
4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Veale Convocation Center, 2138 Adelbert Road, Cleveland OH 44106

Speaker: TBA

Diplomas will be mailed out to students who are unable to participate in the Weatherhead diploma ceremony on May 15, 2016. Any questions about diplomas should be addressed to wsom-grad@case.edu.