Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 19

5—7:00 p.m.
Senior Send-Off
Hotel Winneshiek, Steyer Opera House and Ballroom

The Luther College Student Senate and Alumni Office host a memorable evening of music. dancing, conversation, and fun as a prelude to Commencement Weekend. In April, seniors will receive a reminder about the event and a link to an online registration form.

Friday, May 20

7:30 p.m.
Friday Showcase Concert
Center for Faith and Life, Main Hall

Nordic Choir—Allen Hightower, conductor
Symphony Orchestra—Daniel Baldwin
, conductor

Saturday, May 21

9:30 a.m.
Nurse Pinning Ceremony
Jenson-Noble Hall of Music, Noble Recital Hall

10 a.m.—12 p.m.
Social Work Program Celebration
Farwell Hall, Helen Farwell Lounge

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Education Department Senior Recognition Open House
Center for the Arts, Atrium

10:30 a.m.
Senior Athlete Recognition Ceremony
Center f
or Faith and Life, Main Hall

11 a.m.—1 p.m.
All-College Luncheon
($9.25)
Dahl Centennial Union, Cafeteria

1:30 p.m.
Saturday Showcase Performance
Center for Faith and Life, Main Hall

Concert Band—Joan deAlbuquerque, conductor
Jazz Orchestra—Juan Tony Guzmán '90, conductor

4-5 p.m.
Senior Art Exhibition Reception
Center for the Arts,
Wigley-Fleming Fine Arts Gallery

4-6 p.m.
Diversity Center Graduation Reception
Center for the Arts, Atrium

8 p.m.
Baccalaureate
Center for Faith and Life, Main Hall
Preacher: Mike Blair, campus pastor
Choir: Collegiate Chorale

Guests are to be seated by 7:45pm. Graduates wear their caps and gowns, and will process and sit together as a class. The celebratory worship service includes hymns, choir anthems, prayers and blessings for graduates and their families. Rooted in the college’s Lutheran Christian heritage and our confidence in God’s care for all people of the earth, this ecumenical service includes prayer petitions that celebrate the diversity of religious traditions represented in the graduating class. A freewill offering will be taken and designated to local and global charities in honor of the senior class.

The ceremony will be streamed live and archived at stream.luther.edu. Audio recordings of the service are available upon request from the Office of College Ministries, [email protected]edu or (563) 387-1040.

Sunday, May 22

10 a.m.
Commencement
Carlson Stadium
Speaker:
Alexandra Cousteau
National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Filmmaker, Water Advocate
Founder & President, Blue Legacy International

Click to view Live Stream

Tickets are required. Please be seated by 9:45 a.m.

11:30 a.m.—2 p.m.
Commencement Brunch ($9.50)
Dahl Centennial Union, Cafeteria
No reservations required