Commencement 2018

Commencement Schedule


Karrie Heartlein

Director of Government & Community Relations

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Commencement Weekend, June 1-3, 2018

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 1

  • 11 a.m.: Senior Pumphandle
  • Noon: Senior Toast followed by Senior Lunch with Faculty
  • 2 p.m.: Commencement Rehearsal (mandatory for all graduates participating in ceremony)

June 2

  • 1-5 p.m.: Special receptions for first generation graduates, senior prizes and awards, and Phi Beta Kappa inductees. Families welcome to attend with their graduate.
  • 5 p.m.: Knox-Galesburg Symphony Concert on the Lawn (Concessions available for purchase)
  • 7:30-9:15 p.m.: President's Dessert Reception & Fireworks after dark

June 3

  • 10 a.m.:Commencement.
  • Noon: Post-Commencement Luncheon. Tickets will be available for purchase in the spring.

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