Wednesday, December 7
St. Procopius Abbey
Interfaith Baccalaureate Convocation
Friday, December 9
Goodwin Hall Auditorium
Eligible Benedictine University December 2016 bachelor's degree candidates are invited to participate in the Interfaith Baccalaureate Convocation.
During the hooding ceremony as part of the Convocation, a faculty or staff member, who has been specifically asked to, will place a hood for the first time over the shoulders of a student. The hooding is the symbolic passing of the knowledge and methods of the disciplines and the liberal arts to the student.
Participating students should arrive by 6:45 p.m. with their academic apparel.
To participate in the Convocation, you must submit two pieces of information to David Sonnenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org
by Friday, October 28:
- If you wish to participate in the hooding portion of the Convocation, provide the name of the faculty/staff member you have asked to hood you. Also, please verify with your faculty/staff member that they will participate at the Convocation.
- To order your cap, gown and hood, provide the following information:
- Your anticipated degree
- Your approximate height
- Your approximate weight
At this time, the caps, gowns and hoods are scheduled to be delivered to campus by December 5.
127th Commencement Convocations