Commencement 2011

Frequently Asked Questions

What time and where is Commencement?

It will be under a tent at 10:30 on Saturday, May 10, on the college's front lawn, by the half-circle on which Colgate Hall is located.

Do I need tickets to attend the ceremony?

Tickets are not necessary for Commencement. If inclement weather is forecasted we will encourage a limit of six guests per graduate due to limited tent seating.

How long is the ceremony?

It usually lasts about one and one-half hours.

Where do I park?

Campus safety officers will be at campus entrances to direct guests to the parking lots. Visit the Parking and Access page for further information.

Are there special services available?

Yes, please visit the Parking and Access page.

How do I get a list of local hotel accommodations?

A list of local accommodations and restaurants can be found at Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce.

Directions to campus?

Directions to campus are available on the Directions page.

What happens after the ceremony?

Immediately following the ceremony, graduates, families, and friends are invited to the Post-Commencement Reception for light refreshments, to congratulate graduates, and to bid farewell to classmates, faculty and staff.

More questions?

Contact Campus Events Coordinator Kathy Mitchell at (603) 526-3720.