Spring Hill College Commencement 2014

Schedule of Events

Wednesday May 7
Senior Class Social 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Division of Student Affairs will send out sign-up information. All graduates are invited. Hosted by the Office of Student Affairs.
Thursday May 8
President’s Celebration 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location TBD. Graduates only. Hosted by Rev. Gregory F. Lucey, S.J. Sponsored by the Alumni Office.
Friday May 9
Baccalaureate Mass 4:30 p.m. The Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center. No formal procession. Seating is open and graduating seniors may sit with friends and relatives.
President’s Reception 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Student Center. All graduates, families, faculty, and staff are invited. Hosted by the President’s Office and sponsored by the Alumni Office. Light hors d’oeuvres. For local restaurant information go to http://www.10best.com/Mobile,AL/Restaurants/
Saturday May 10
Commencement Exercises 10:00 a.m. The Avenue of the Oaks. Procession forms at 9:00 a.m. at Byrne Hall. Graduates (Masters, BA, BS, BSN, AS, Certificates) in alphabetical order in each degree category meet on the second floor. Faculty, administrators, and dignitaries will organize in the lower corridor of Byrne Hall. CAP AND GOWN.
Senior Class Picture After Commencement  
Diploma Pick Up After class picture Diplomas may be picked up at the tables near the Byrne Hall steps. All remaining diplomas will be mailed to the student’s address of record.

Residence halls will close at 5:00pm on Saturday, May 10

Commencement Rain Plan

In the event of rain, commencement exercises will be held at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center, on campus, 11:00 a.m. Ushers will direct graduates, faculty, and the platform party to their dressing areas. Each graduate will receive five (5) Commencement tickets, which you may pick up at the Bookstore along with your cap and gown during normal business hours.

In case of rain, the decision to move the Commencement ceremony indoors will be made no later 9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Telephone information will be available by calling 251-380-2262. An announcement will be broadcast and the telephone message activated only if the rain plan is in effect. If the events are to be held outdoors on the Avenue of the Oaks, there will be no announcement.

Public safety officers will advise arriving guests if the rain plan is in effect.

First aid assistance will be available during the Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement ceremony.

Bookstore Hours (May 5 – May 10, 2014)

Monday, May 5 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6 7:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, May 8 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Friday, May 9 7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 10 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (at Byrne Hall only)


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