Weekend Schedule 2013
June 14, Friday
Consecration, 8 p.m. University Church
The graduating seniors will present the evening vespers program. This is typically a time to pay tribute to those who have helped you through your academic career. You do not need to be dressed in regalia, appropriate vespers dress is acceptable.
Graduate Reception Kellogg Hall
The residence hall deans invite you and your families to a reception immediately following the consecration service.
June 15, Sabbath
First Serve: Baccalaureate 9:30 a.m. University Church
Second Serve: Baccalaureate 11:45 a.m. University Church
Chris Oberg, senior pastor of la Sierra university Church, will speak for both services. This gives you an opportunity to choose which time works best for you and your family, feel free to attend both! You are also invited to attend Sabbath School (locations can be found in the bulletin) which is at 10:30 a.m. Once again, you need not to be dressed in regalia, appropriate church dress is preferred.
Teacher Dedication 3 p.m. Walla Walla Valley Academy Auditorium
This is a special dedication to honor those graduating in Education. All are welcome to attend. Professional dress is preferred.
Nurses' Pinning 4 p.m. University Church
Special dedication service to honor our Nursing students. All are welcome to attend. Nursing students need to be dressed in regalia, for all others dress will be casual. Reception immediately following in the Fellowship Hall.
Theology Senior Dedication Service 5 p.m. Heubach Chapel
This is a special dedication service to honor and dedicate graduating Theology and Religion majors for service. All are welcome to come and show support for the young ministers and bible workers as they meet together one last time before they pursue their future for Christ.
Bachelor in Social Work Pinning 5 p.m. WEC Room 209
Special dedication service to honor Bachelor of Social Work graduates. All are welcome to attend. Reception immediately following.
Strawberry Dessert Reception 6 p.m. Fine Arts Center Lawn
Your senior class officers would like all of you and your families to attend. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend time together while enjoying one of life's simple pleasures. Dress is casual.
Master's Degree Hooding Ceremony 7 p.m. Walla Walla Valley Academy Auditorium
This ceremony is to honor our esteemed graduates who have completed their masters degree. All are invited to attend. A reception will follow.
Evensong 8:00 p.m. University Church
One last chance to enjoy this sunset service before heading off onto your individual paths.
Sunday, June 16
Graduate Group Photographs 7:30 a.m. Kretschmar Hall Lawn
It is important that you be on time for this photo. This is the photograph that will be hung in the Alumni Center and will be looked at for years to come. Undergraduate photo will be taken first, and then a separate Masters photo will be taken. Please come dressed in your regalia. Following the photo you will then line up in marching order for the Commencement processional.
Commencement 8:30 a.m. Centennial Green
Now this is the time you have all been working towards. Dr. Richard A. Seiple, founder of the Institute for Global Engagement and first U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, will be giving the Commencement address. We ask that you please remain seated until your major is called. We also ask that once you receive your diploma that you return to your seat until all graduates have received their diploma. Once Commencement is finished you are then free to find family and friends. Dan from Royal T will be in the parking lot next to Rigby to collect the gowns, the cap and tassel are yours to keep!
Last update on April 16, 2013