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Commencement Exercises


Thiel College celebrates its 146th and 147th Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 9, 2021 to recognize members of the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021, respectively. Both ceremonies will be held at Alumni Stadium. A Baccalaureate Worship Service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 8 at the Graul Amphitheater in Riverside Park.

In the event of rain, the William A. Passavant Memorial Center will be used as an alternate location.

*Note: Both Commencement ceremonies will be livestreamed for those who are unable to attend. The livestream links will be made available on our website closer to the event date.

Class of 2021

Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 8:

4 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service, Graul Amphitheater in Riverside Park

5:30 p.m.
Class of 2021 Tree Dedication

Sunday, May 9:

9 a.m.
Graduate Robing, Haer Family Science and Arts Connector
Faculty Robing, Greenville Hall
Platform Party Robing and Photographs, Friends of Art Lounge in the HMSC

9:45 a.m.
Brother Martin's Walk Procession begins

10 a.m.
Commencement Exercises, Alumni Stadium
Rain location: William A. Passavant Memorial Center

Class of 2020

Schedule of Events

Sunday, May 9:

1:30 p.m.
Graduate Robing, Haer Family Science and Arts Connector
Faculty Robing, Greenville Hall
Platform Party Robing, Friends of Art Lounge in the HMSC

2:45 p.m.
Brother Martin's Walk Procession begins

3 p.m.
Commencement Exercises, Alumni Stadium
Rain location: William A. Passavant Memorial Center

5:15 p.m.
Class of 2020 Tree Dedication

5:30 p.m.
Class of 2020 Reception, Howard Miller Student Center terrace

Graduate Degree Recipients

Students from the graduate Speech-Language Pathology and M.B.A. programs will be recognized at individualized ceremonies held at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 9.

Speech-Language Pathology breakfast and Hooding Ceremony will be held in the Glen Johnson Community Center, while the M.B.A. breakfast and Hooding Ceremony will take place in the James Pedas Communication Center.

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