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Wednesday, May 6

Senior Wonderful Wednesday

A beloved Emory tradition, Wonderful Wednesdays bring students together weekly to foster a sense of community in a fun, interactive setting in the middle of campus.  The last Wonderful Wednesday of the academic year is hosted exclusively for the senior class-a final hoorah and celebration for our soon-to-be new grads and their journey ahead. 

Thursday, May 7: Class Day

Oxford Continuee Reception

Annual Reception to visit with Oxford College Alumni

Class Day Speaker and Awards

Graduating seniors kick off Class Day activities, which include remarks from a student-selected Class Day speaker, the presentation of class gifts, awarding of the Boisfeuillet Jones Medals, and the Brit Katz Senior Appreciation Award. Shuttles are available to transport students to the Emory Conference Center Hotel after Class Day to participate in the Emory Senior Class Reception, Candlelight Crossover, and dessert reception.

Senior Class Reception, Coke Toast, and Candlelight Crossover

The Senior Class Reception will take place at the Emory Conference Center and Hotel. The reception ends with the traditional Coca-Cola Toast by a distinguished faculty member and a ceremonial Candlelight Crossover Ceremony to the Miller-Ward Alumni House, where students are greeted by their now fellow-alumni and Emory staff. A celebratory dessert reception at Miller-Ward follows the crossover. RSVPs required from all attendees; shuttles available from campus.

Friday, May 8

100 Senior Honorary Reception

Graduating members of the 2015 class of 100 Senior Honorary and their families are invited to this special reception. By invitation only. Registration required via website in invitation.

Saturday, May 9

Commencement Legacy Medallion Ceremony

Graduating Legacy students, with at least one parent, grandparent, or sibling alumnus/a, and their families are invited to this event. By invitation only. RSVP via online registration link included in invite.

Oxford College Commencement

See the Oxford Commencement website for a full list of activities.

Sunday, May 10

Cherry Emerson Memorial Concert

Spend Sunday afternoon at the Cherry Emerson Memorial Concert. Alumni, students, parents, and friends are welcome to attend.

Monday, May 11

Emory's 170th Commencement Exercises

See the official Emory Commencement website for rain plan information, event locations, parking, ADA needs, and further details.

Commencement Weekend

Weekend Information
Emory Commencement
Oxford Commencement
Corpus Cordis Aureum

Alumni Hotel Information

Emory University Commencement Guide

Past Weekends

Commencement 2015
May 7-11, 2015


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