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Commencement 2023

Saturday, May 27, 2023
Commencement Week Schedule of Events

Please join the Kimball Union community in celebrating the achievements of the Class of 2023. 

Friday, May 19

Scholar Capstone Presentations
Evening – Time & Locations TBD
All senior parents are welcome to attend the Scholar Capstone presentations. Following the presentations, senior presenters, their mentors, and their parents are invited to a reception at Munro House. Time and locations are forthcoming. The presentations will also be livestreamed.

Tuesday, May 23

Senior Reception and Dinner
5 p.m.
Munro House, Flickinger Auditorium, Barrette Campus Center
Seniors are invited to a reception at Munro House to kick-off the evening, and then will head to Doe Dining Commons for a celebratory dinner during which the alumni will welcome the class to their ranks. Following dinner, seniors will move to Flickinger Auditorium for senior superlatives, the Senior Slide Show, and yearbooks. Social time and yearbook signing will follow this event in the Barrette Campus Center.

Wednesday, May 24

Senior Class Trip
Seniors will depart after a morning graduation rehearsal for the Ridin-Hy Ranch in Warrensburg, New York. They will return on the morning of Friday, May 26 in time for their final graduation rehearsal.

Friday, May 26 
Awards Ceremony
4:30 p.m.
Flickinger Auditorium
All senior parents and guests are invited to help us honor members of the student body for their academic, artistic, athletic, and social achievements this year. We ask all students to attend in formal dress.
Baccalaureate Dinner
5:30-6:45 p.m.
Doe Dining Commons
Seniors, their parents and guests, and all students are invited to attend dinner.
Baccalaureate Service
7:00 p.m.
Miller Field
This ecumenical service be held on Miller Field and is primarily designed for our seniors, parents, guests, and faculty. The event will be livestreamed.
Senior Performances 
8:15 p.m.
Flickinger Auditorium
This is an optional event for those interested in these special farewell performances.
Saturday, May 27

Senior Breakfast
8:30 a.m.
Location TBD
Seniors will gather to pick-up their caps and gowns and share a final meal before forming their processional at Munro House.
Commencement Ceremony 
11 a.m.
This event culminates as we confer the diplomas on the graduates of the Class of 2023. The event is rain or shine. Please monitor the weather so you have appropriate attire to be outside. This event will be livestreamed.
3 p.m.
Please remember that we ask all seniors to be off campus by 3:00 p.m. following the Commencement Ceremony. We appreciate your planning accordingly.