The Parent & Family Program encourages family involvement in both student life on campus and in the broader William & Mary community. We strive to connect parents and families to each other and the College in a way that supports student success. We hope you'll join our regional events and connect with fellow parents and alumni in your area.
- May1512:30pm - 2pmROTC Commissioning Ceremony and ReceptionSadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium and Lobby
- May152:30pm - 3:30pmBaccalaureate ServicePhi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, AuditoriumThe Baccalaureate Service for our graduates and guests is a multi-faith worship service planned by the Senior Class and Campus Ministries United (a group that represents major faith traditions).
- May155pm - 7pmHulon Willis Alumni Association & Lemon Project Donning of the Kente Ceremony and ReceptionPhi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial HallCommencement Weekend Event
- May159:30pmCandlelight CeremonyWren YardThe night before graduation, all the seniors flock to the Wren Yard for a magical candle-lighting ceremony.
- May168:45amWalk Across Campus - CommencementDegree candidates gather at the Wren BuildingGraduates take a farewell walk through the Wren Building and across campus to W&M Hall, where they will assemble for the main Commencement ceremony.Show More...
- May169amCommencement - Live Stream Viewing Locations OpenLive audio and video streaming of the Commencement ceremony. The broadcast will begin at 9:45 a.m. with the airing of the Walk Across Campus (provided it was not canceled by inclement weather). Live content begins at 10:00 a.m.
- May1610amCommencement CeremonyWilliam & Mary HallIncludes remarks by the Commencement speaker, President of the College and the student Commencement speaker. Several awards are presented and degrees are conferred. All graduates will be recognized in groups by degree or undergraduate major.
- May161:30pmCommencement Events(2)-Global Studies/International Relations Ceremony, Public Policy CeremonyGS/IR Ceremony at Phi Beta Kappa Hall, Public Policy Ceremony at Sadler Center, Chesapeake RoomsNo diplomas are presented at these events - diploma pick-up is on Sunday 1/17-Wren Building (Blue Room) 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
- May163:30pmWilliam & Mary Choir ConcertSadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium
- May164:30pmCommencement Events - Interdisciplinary ReceptionsVarious locations on campus-see schedule for specificsNo diplomas are presented at these events. Graduates of these programs will select a departmental ceremony to attend on Sunday, 1/17 where they will receive their diploma. See full Commencement Schedule for more information.
- May164:30pmSt Andrews' Joint Degree Programme ReceptionSadler Center, Chesapeake CPlease note: no diplomas will be presented at this event. Graduates of this interdisciplinary program will choose a departmental ceremony to attend on Sunday where they will receive their diploma.
- May168:30pm - 10pmAlumni Induction Ceremony & ReceptionSunken Garden, (Rain Location: W&M Hall)
- May178:45am - 9:45amGS/IR and Public Policy Diploma Pick-Up OnlyWren Building, Blue Room (2nd floor)
- May1710amCommencement Weekend Events - Departmental CeremoniesVarious locations on campus-see schedule for specificsCeremonies for: American Studies Art & Art History Chemistry Classical Studies Computer Science Geology Government History Kinesiology & Health Sciences Music Physics Religious Studies
- May1711:30amCommencement Weekend Event - School of Business Ceremony (Undergraduate)Miller Hall (Mason School of Business), (Lightning: W&M Hall)Show More...
- May171pmCommencement Weekend Events - Departmental CeremoniesVarious locations on campus-see schedule for specificsCeremonies for: Anthropology Biology Economics Mathematics Modern Languages Philosophy Psychology Sociology Theatre, Speech & Dance
- May171:30pmCommencement Weekend Event - English Dept. CeremonySchool of Education, 301 Monticello Ave. (Lightning: W&M Hall)All events in May 2015
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