Commencement 2017

Commencement Schedule


Karrie Heartlein

Director of Government & Community Relations

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Commencement Weekend, June 2-4, 2017 -- Tentative Schedule

We have a variety of exciting events lined up for Commencement weekend, including fireworks, Senior Pumphandle, a dessert reception with the president, and a picnic lunch after the Commencement ceremony. See the schedule below. Check back often,  since these pages are updated as more information becomes available.

June 2

11 a.m.—Senior Pumphandle
Noon—Senior Toast and Lunch with Faculty
3 p.m.—Commencement Rehearsal (mandatory for all graduates participating in ceremony)

June 3

1-3 p.m.—Horizons Exhibit of Student Research and Creative Works
5 p.m.—Knox-Galesburg Symphony Concert on the Lawn (Concessions available for purchase)
8-9:15 p.m.—President's Dessert Reception & Fireworks after dark

June 4

10 a.m.—Commencement
Noon—Post-Commencement Luncheon (Tickets Required)

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