Hiram College

Friday, May 14

TBD  Baccalaureate (Virtual)

4:00 p.m.  Nurse Pinning Ceremony (Hayden Auditorium, Bates Hall)

Saturday, May 15

10:30 a.m.  Phi Beta Kappa Induction (Ballroom, Kennedy Center)

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Bookstore Open (Kennedy Center)

1:00 p.m.  Student Line-up in cap and gown (Price Gymnasium, Coleman Athletic Center)

2:00 p.m.  Commencement  (Martin Field House, Coleman Athletic Center)

Please note that no guests will be allowed in Martin Field House for the ceremony. All graduates may register two guests who may attend the Commencement Watch Party on Charles A. Henry Field to watch commencement via livestream on the football scoreboard. Please refer to Registration and Tickets for details.

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

The Department of Nursing will host a ceremonial pinning for the B.S.N. Class of 2021 on Friday, May 14 at 4:00 p.m. in Hayden Auditorium, located in Bates Hall.  

Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa membership has long been recognized as the highest distinction an individual can receive for scholarly excellence in undergraduate studies in the liberal arts and sciences.  Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest undergraduate honors society.  The official induction ceremony into Phi Beta Kappa will take place Saturday, May 15 at 10:30am in the Ballroom located in the Kennedy Center.

Student Line-Up

All graduating students MUST be at Fleming Field House or Price Gymnasium in cap and gown no later than 1:00 p.m. for line-up.

Commencement Exercises

The location for the Commencement exercises is Martin Field House in the Coleman Sports Center.   No guests will be permitted in Martin Field House.  The ceremony will be livestreamed here.

Class Picture

Senior Class picture will be taken during the ceremony.