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»2015 Commencement Events Schedule

Friday, May 22

3:30 p.m.

Baccalaureate Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Chapman Plaza

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Baccalaureate Interfaith Worship Service 
Fish Interfaith Center
Featured Speaker: Mr. Andy Grammer, Recording Artist

Seniors, please RSVP for Baccalaureate to interfaith@chapman.edu

4:00 p.m.

Law Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Dale E. Fowler School of Law Hooding and Ceremony 
Wilson Field
Keynote Address: Judge M. Margaret McKeown, Ninth Circuit of Appeals

7:00 p.m.

Law Reception
Kennedy Hall

7:45 p.m.

Senior Convocation Wristbands and Procession Lineup
North end of Wilson Field

8:15 - 9:30 p.m.

Senior Convocation and President's Toast
Wilson Field and Attallah Piazza

Want to be part of the Senior Convocation slideshow? Submit your photos here.

Saturday, May 23

7:15 a.m.

College of Performing Arts Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

College of Performing Arts Ceremony
Wilson Field
Keynote Address: Dr. David Emmes, Founding Artistic Director, South Coast Repertory
Honorary Degree: Mrs. Julia Argyros, Member of the President's Cabinet

9:00 a.m.

College of Performing Arts Reception
Shady Quad

9:15 a.m.

Schmid College Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Schmid College of Science and Technology Ceremony
Wilson Field
Keynote Address: Mr. Gary Taubes, Author

11:00 a.m.

Schmid College Reception
Bert Williams Mall

11:15 a.m.

Crean College Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences Ceremony
Wilson Field
Keynote Address: Dr. Zeinab Dabbah, J.D. '12, Member of the Board of Trustees

1:30 p.m.

Crean College Reception
Attallah Piazza

3:15 p.m.

Dodge College Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Ceremony
Wilson Field
Keynote Address: Mr. Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix

5:30 p.m.

Dodge College After-Party
Knott Studios

5:00 p.m.

Argyros School Pre-Reception
Bert Williams Mall

6:15 p.m.

Argyros School Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics Ceremony
Wilson Field
Keynote Address: Mr. Emile Haddad, President and CEO, FivePoint Communities
Honorary Degree: Mr. Lowell Milken, Chairman and Co-Founder, Milken Family Foundation

Sunday, May 24

3:15 p.m.

College of Educational Studies Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

College of Educational Studies Ceremony
Wilson Field
Keynote Address and Honorary Degree: Dr. Henry Giroux, Cultural Critic and Scholar

5:30 p.m.

College of Educational Studies Reception
Bert Williams Mall

6:15 p.m.

Wilkinson College Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences Ceremony
Wilson Fiel

9:00 p.m.

Wilkinson College Reception
Attallah Piazza

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For information about Chapman Commencement, please call (714) 997-6740
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