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Commencement 2022 Schedule of Events | Hampshire College

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Mandatory Graduate Informational Meeting

All graduating students are required to attend this informational session for commencement.
3-4:30 p.m. in Main Lecture Hall, Franklin Patterson Hall

Div-Free Dance Party Celebration

hosted by Alumni and Family Relations and the Graduate Gift Program

Come celebrate your alum status! Alumni and Family Relations invites you to a free dance party for all graduating students. Join classmates for tapas, drinks, and dancing until midnight. You are more than welcome to invite favorite faculty, staff, and even your parents to this event.
8:30 p.m.-Midnight in the Red Barn


Friday, May 20, 2022

Division III Showcase

Come enjoy a sampling of Division III projects presented by Hampshire's graduates. The showcase includes academic presentations, performances, film screenings, and readings. You may pick up a schedule in the Franklin Patterson Hall lobby beginning at noon on Friday. The online schedule will be posted the week of the showcase.
1-4 p.m. in various locations

Community Commencement Reception

hosted by the Offices of the President and Dean of Faculty

Join the graduating students, their friends, and families in celebrating their commencement with light hors d'oeuvres, refreshments.
4-5:30 p.m., under the Charles and Polly Longsworth Solar Canopy


Saturday, May 21, 2022

Commencement Ceremony 2022

Join us for a celebration of our 2022 graduates, as well as graduates from 2020 and 2021! The commencement ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. EST. The event will involve several community speakers and recognition of each graduate.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the Library Lawn

Order of Events

OPENING OF THE CEREMONY
Staff Speaker TBD

WELCOME
Jose Fuentes 05F, chair of the board of trustees

CELEBRATORY ADDRESS
Ed Wingenbach, president

STAFF ADDRESS
Staff Speaker TBD

FACULTY ADDRESS
Faculty Speaker TBD

STUDENT ADDRESS
Student Speaker TBD

ALUMNI ADDRESS
Alumni Speaker TBD

CONFERRAL OF DEGREES
Ed Wingenbach, president
Christoph Cox, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty

CLOSING OF THE CEREMONY
Staff Speaker


Div III Gallery Highlights Exhibition

Hampshire College Art Gallery, Harold F. Johnson Library

Div III students from across the studio arts, film/photo/video, and more will present selected highlights in a large group show, curated by a team of peers.
Schedule to be announced.

*All events are subject to change.

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