Commencement events honoring the Class of 2013 will be held May 23-25 on campus:
Thursday, May 23
President's Social: A Reception for Seniors and Faculty
4-6 p.m., Fellows' Presidential Residence, 2817 S. Grange Ave.
To honor the Class of 2013, President Rob and Angie Oliver invite graduating seniors and faculty to a reception at the Fellows' Presidential Residence. The festivities will include food and beverages and an opportunity to celebrate with good friends and great professors. Students should RSVP by Monday, May 13. RSVP now.
Friday, May 24
10:00 a.m., Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Ave.
Rehearsal attendance is required. All candidates for graduation must either be present or have a stand-in for rehearsal.
Reception for Civitas Graduates
1 p.m., Center for Western Studies, 2121 S. Summit Ave.
The Civitas Honors Program serves as reception host for its first graduates, their families, and their friends. Refreshments will be served.
Nurse Pinning Ceremony
4 p.m., Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 909 W. 33rd St.
Reception to follow.
Senior Celebration 2013
6:30 p.m., Ramkota Convention Center
Join us for this event celebrating the culmination of the Class of 2013's Augustana experience. Featuring dinner, entertainment, and The Last Lecture, presented by Augustana Student Association Faculty Award Winner Dr. Russell Svenningsen, this special evening offers students, parents, faculty, and staff the opportunity to gather and celebrate the legacy of the class together.
Tickets are $15 for seniors, $30 for guests and are available until Monday, May 13. Buy Tickets!
Saturday, May 25
10 a.m., Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Ave.
A festive worship service accompanied by The Augustana Band and The Augustana Choir. Graduates should arrive by 9:15 a.m. to robe and line up. Caps and gowns should be worn. No tickets are required.
11 a.m., Ordal Dining Room, Morrison Commons.
Cost is $10 adults / $6 children (12 & under). Tickets are required. Buy Tickets.
2 p.m., Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Ave.
Doors open for seating at 1 p.m. Graduates should arrive by 1:15 p.m. to robe and line up. Caps and gowns should be worn. No tickets are required. Can't make it to Sioux Falls for the ceremony? Watch the live web stream broadcast at 2 p.m.!