2017 Commencement Weekend Schedule

The Guilford community warmly invites you to join us in celebration of the Commencement of the Class of 2017. Baccalaureate will be held on Friday, May 19 and Commencement on Saturday, May 20. Caps & gowns should be ordered through the bookstore no later than April 1.

Friday, May 19

  • 11:00 a.m. - Baccalaureate in Dana Auditorium 
  • 12:00 p.m. - Picnic on the quad for faculty, staff and graduating seniors
  • 1:30 p.m. - Graduation rehearsal on the quad (for graduates only)
  • 2:00 p.m. - Alumni Association Ice Cream Social on the quad immediately following rehearsal

Saturday, May 20

  • 7:30 a.m. - Graduates should be in line outside Founders Hall and the Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Plaza
  • 8:45 a.m. - We cordially ask that guests be seated by this time. Please join us for a reception to celebrate our amazing graduates immediately following the ceremony on the quad
  • 9:00 a.m. - Commencement ceremony on the Guilford College quad