Event Schedule


Saturday, May 16, 2020

11:00 a.m.
Senior Class Meeting – Memorial Hall
This is a mandatory meeting for all seniors. Important Commencement information will be reviewed. Seniors MUST attend this meeting. Questions, please contact Registrar's Office at 484-664-3190.

12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Discussions with Honorary Degree Recipients - Baker Center for the Arts (various rooms)
Event Registration Form

4:00 p.m.
Catholic Mass – Egner Memorial Chapel

8:00 p.m.
Students gather in the Empie Theatre for the Baccalaureate procession.

8:15 p.m.
Parents should be seated for Baccalaureate.

8:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service 
College Green - front of Haas College Center
(Rain location - Memorial Hall)
No tickets are required if Baccalaureate is held outdoors.

Baccalaureate is an inter-faith candle lighting service that begins the commencement weekend activities for our students and their families. For more information, click here or contact: 

Pastor Kristen Glass Perez, College Chaplain: kristenglassperez@muhlenberg.edu or 484-664-3120.

9:30 p.m.-Midnight
Senior Class Family Appreciation Reception - Seegers Union 
Following Baccalaureate, graduates, their families, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the Class of 2020 at a reception hosted by President Harring. Please RSVP to studentactivities@muhlenberg.edu with the number attending (including your student). Questions, contact the Student Activities Office at 484-664-3657. 

The Class of 2020 wishes to thank parents and loved ones for their support and encouragement. You are cordially invited to join this final gathering of the senior class on the eve of Commencement 2020.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

10:00 a.m.
Commencement Exercises 
College Green - front of Haas College Center
(Rain location - Memorial Hall)
No tickets are required if Commencement is held outdoors. Rain tickets will be given to students at Saturday's mandatory class meeting. Commencement ceremonies generally end between noon and 12:30 p.m.

Buffet Luncheon - Immediately following Commencement - Order online here

Graduates, families and guests are welcome to attend an optional luncheon buffet in the Wood Dining Commons in Seegers Union following Commencement. Purchase your tickets by 5:00 pm on Friday, April 10, 2020, to take advantage of the discounted rate of $13.99 for adults and $6.99 for children ages 5-12. Tickets purchased after 5:00 pm on April 10, 2020 - May 13, 2020 will be available for $14.99 for adults and $7.99 for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 eat for free.

Reservations are necessary and tickets must be purchased in advance.

If you have any questions, please contact Dining Services at 484-664-3488