Class of 2020 Commencement Celebration

Class of 2020 Commencement Celebration

Schedule of Events


Happy Hour Sponsored by LUAA

Friday, June 24
5p.m. - 7p.m. Central | Memorial Hall, Viking Room

Kick off the weekend with happy hour in the Viking Room sponsored by the Lawrence University Alumni Association (LUAA).  Registration is not required.

Continental Breakfast

Saturday, June 25
8a.m. - 9:30a.m. Central | Hiett Hall

A light continental breakfast will be provided free of charge for graduates staying in Hiett Hall. Registration is not required.

Class of 2020 Commencement Celebration

Saturday, June 25
10a.m. - 11a.m. Central | Main Hall, North Steps

It's time—time to celebrate with classmates, faculty, and staff and time to walk across the stage. All graduates and guests are invited to celebrate.

President's Reception

Saturday, June 25
11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. Central | Hamar House (President's House)

Join President Carter for a special reception in the garden at the Hamar House (President’s House). All graduates and guests are invited to attend free of charge.

Senior Art Exhibition

Saturday, June 25
12p.m. - 4p.m. Central | Wriston Art Center Galleries

Unprogrammed Social Time

Saturday, June 25
12:30p.m. - 6p.m. Central | Your favorite location on campus

Reflections of Gratitude and Remembrance

Saturday, June 25
1p.m. - 2p.m. Central | Esch Hurvis Center for Spiritual and Religious Life

Take time to celebrate the deep connections we share with each other and to remember those who have been unable to be with us this year.

Reception for 2020 Psychology and Linguistics Alumni

Saturday, June 25
1p.m. - 3:30p.m. Central | Briggs Hall, 4th floor

Psychology and Linguistics majors and minors--along with their friends and family members--are invited to a small reception in Briggs Hall, with homemade cake from Professor Gottfried, along with snacks and drinks.

Open Movement and Music Jam

Saturday, June 25
2p.m. - 3:30p.m. Central | The Chapel

LGBTQ+ Happy Hour

Saturday, June 25
4p.m. - 5:30p.m. Central | Dr. Jekyll’s

Class of 2020 Reception and Dinner

Saturday, June 25
6p.m. - 8p.m. Central | Warch Campus Center, Esch Hurvis Studio & Room

Round out your celebration with this special reception and dinner. Members of the Class of 2020 and Lawrence Faculty and Staff are invited free of charge. Graduates may also bring one guest for a $35 fee.


Sunday, June 26
10a.m. - 11a.m. Central | Andrew Commons

Before leaving campus, enjoy brunch in Andrew Commons. Class of 2020 graduates are invited free of charge. Guests will be charged $10.00 at the door. Credit card only. Registration is not required.