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Crete Undergraduates

Graduation Tasks Timeline

Cap and gowns are purchased at the Crete Bookstore. Caps and gown are available the week prior to graduation.

Announcements may be purchased at

THURSDAY EVENTS: Senior Toast and Rehearsal

  • 4:30PM: Senior Toast at Cassel Theatre/Patio
  • Rehearsal follows the toast: Rehearsal is in the Heckman Auditorium in the Communications Building. (Required)

FRIDAY EVENTS: Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate, & President's Concert

  • 1:00PM: Honors Convocation at Heckman Auditorium (Invitation only)
  • 6:00PM: Baccalaureate at Heckman Auditorium
  • 8:00PM: President's Concert at Heckman Auditorium

SATURDAY EVENT: Commencement 

  • 1:15PM: Arrive in full cap and gown on the sidewalks in front of the Chab Weyers Education and Hixson Lied Art Building.
  • 2:00PM: Crete Campus Commencement Ceremony at Cassel Open Air Theatre.