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Chapman Commencement

» 2017 Commencement Events Schedule

Friday, May 19

3 p.m.

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

4 - 6 p.m.

Dale E. Fowler School of Law Hooding and Ceremony 
Wilson Field

6:00 p.m.

Law Reception
Kennedy Hall

3:30 p.m.

Baccalaureate Student Procession Check-In (in cap & gown)
Front of Musco Center for the Arts

4 - 5 p.m.

Baccalaureate Interfaith Worship Service 
Musco Center for the Arts

6:15 p.m.

Closing Convocation Procession Lineup (business attire)
Hutton Sports Complex

7 - 9 p.m.

Closing Convocation and President's Toast
Wilson Field and Aitken Arts Plaza

 

Saturday, May 20

7:15 a.m..

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

8 - 10:30 a.m..

George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics Ceremony
Wilson Field

Keynote Address: Paul Wasserman, Co-Founder and former CEO of Ebates.com

10:30 a.m..

Argyros School Reception
Bert Williams Mall

10:45 a.m..

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

11:30 - 1 p.m.

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences Ceremony
Wilson Field

Keynote Address: Dr. Amir Raz, Canada Research Chair in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University, Canada

1 p.m.

Crean College Reception
Location TBD

1:15 p.m.

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

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

College of Educational Studies Ceremony
Wilson Field

Keynote Address & Honorary Degree: Michael B. Matsuda, Anaheim Union High School District Superintendent

3:30 p.m.

College of Educational Studies Reception
Location TBD

3:45 p.m.

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

4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Ceremony
Wilson Field

Keynote Address & Honorary Degree: Don Hahn, Academy Award Nominated Producer

6:30 p.m.

Dodge College After-Party
Knott Studios

6:45 p.m.

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

7:30 - 9 p.m.

School of Communication Ceremony
Wilson Field

Keynote Address: Clark Beckham, Songwriter, American Idol Finalist

9 p.m.

School of Communication Reception
Location TBD

Sunday, May 21

7:15 a.m..

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

8 - 9:30 a.m..

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Ceremony
Wilson Field

Keynote Address & Honorary Degree: Pico Iyer, Presidential Fellow

9:30 a.m..

Wilkinson College Reception
Location TBD

9:45 a.m..

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

10:30 - 11:30 a.m..

Schmid College Ceremony
Wilson Field

Keynote Address: Paul A. Cook, General Manager of Irvine Ranch Water District

Honorary Degree: Joe Kiani, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Masimo

11:30 a.m..

Schmid College Reception
Location TBD

11:45 a.m.

College of Performing Arts Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Performer's Square

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

College of Performing Arts Ceremony
Musco Center for the Arts

Keynote Address: Ken Bunt, President, Disney Music Group

1:30 p.m.

College of Performing Arts Reception
Aitken Arts Plaza

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