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Events for June, 7
Student Life
North Central College's 154th Commencement ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, in the Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for guest seating and the processional begins at 9:40 a.m. The ceremony also will be broadcast live online. Visit for more information.
7:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Please join us for the 22nd annual cording ceremony and dessert reception honoring the 2019 graduates of the College Scholars Honors Program.
1:00 PM- 2:30 PM
Graduates of the Class of 2019 can come and have their portraits taken as a part of commencement weekend. Pictures will be taken on the Old Main lawn - no appointments necessary just come in your cap and gown. Rain location will be Smith Hall, 2nd floor, Old Main.
1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
Cardinal First Recognition & Pinning Ceremony for graduating first-gen seniors
3:00 PM- 4:00 PM
All graduates, their families, members of the faculty and staff and other Commencement guests are cordially invited to attend the President's Reception honoring the Class of 2019 in the Wentz Concert Hall lobby. Heavy hors d' oeuvres and refreshments will be served. This is a free event but please RSVP by Friday, May 31 to the Office of Alumni Engagement.
4:00 PM- 6:00 PM
North Central College's Class of 2019 will hold its Baccalaureate Service at 6:15 p.m. Friday, June 7, in Wentz Concert Hall. The Baccalaureate Service is for graduates, as well as faculty, staff, parents and friends to celebrate the college experience, reflect on academic and spiritual growth, and be challenged as they look to the future. Graduates please attend ceremony in your cap and gown.
6:15 PM- 7:30 PM
All graduating seniors must attend the MANDATORY commencement rehearsal where important details about the commencement ceremony will be shared.
7:45 PM- 9:15 PM