Thursday, May 24, 2007

4 to 5:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate Rehearsal
For performers only.
Library Terrace
(In case of rain, Merrill Gymnasium.)

6 to 7 p.m.
For all seniors and faculty.
Alumni Gymnasium

7:15 p.m.
Senior-Faculty Dinner
Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building

Friday, May 25, 2007

3 p.m.
Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal
For all seniors.
Lane Hall parking lot (the Pit)
(In case of rain, Merrill Gymnasium.)

4:30 p.m.
College Key Induction
Olin Arts Center Concert Hall

6 p.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Induction
Olin Arts Center Concert Hall

7:30 p.m.
Sigma Xi Induction
Olin Arts Center Concert Hall

Saturday, May 26, 2007

2 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service
Coram Library Quadrangle
(In case of rain, Merrill Gymnasium.)

Immediately following Baccalaureate
Ivy Stone Ceremony
Carnegie Science Hall
Join the Senior Class for the planting of the class ivy and the unveiling of the class Ivy Stone.
(In case of rain, the ivy ceremony will be canceled.)

3:45 to 5 p.m.
President’s Champagne Reception
For seniors, parents, faculty, and guests.
Library Lawn and Arcade
(In case of rain, Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.)

4:30 – 5:15pm
Catholic Mass
The Chapel

5 to 6:30 p.m.
Office of Multicultural Affairs/Multicultural Center Reception
For seniors of multicultural backgrounds and organizations and their parents, friends, guests, staff, and faculty.
Multicultural Center Lawn
(In case of rain, Multicultural Center, first floor; performances will be in Muskie Room, Muskie Archives.)

5:30 to 7 p.m.
Bates Scholar-Athlete Society Induction
Alumni Gymnasium

7:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion with Honorary
Degree Recipients
Chase Lounge, Chase Hall
Dessert will be served at 7:30 p.m., followed by a panel discussion at 8 p.m.
Open to the Bates community.

8:30 p.m.
Commencement Concert
Olin Arts Center Concert Hall

Sunday, May 27, 2007

10 a.m.
Coram Library Quadrangle

Following Commencement, a buffet luncheon for the Bates community will be served at the Library Lawn and Arcade.
(In case of rain, the Commencement ceremony will be held in Merrill Gymnasium, and the luncheon will be held in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building and the
Alumni Gymnasium.)

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Heather Bumps in the Office of the President at 207-786-6102 (or

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