Schedule of events: School of Education

Please note: For the comfort of all our guests, no smoking or pets are allowed at any event, whether indoors or outside.


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

5:30 p.m. at the Orton Center: Commencement Dinner

School of Education students, faculty and guests are invited. The cost is $20 per person. Reservations and payment are required in advance. Seating is limited to maximum of eight per table. Reservations can be made online by clicking here. Reservation deadline is Monday, April 1. 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

5 p.m. at the Alumni Greek Theatre: School of Education Commencement Ceremony

The procession begins promptly at 5:00 p.m., and the ceremony lasts approximately two hours. The Alumni Greek Theatre is an open-air amphitheater. This historic outdoor venue has very limited handicapped accessibility and no shade. It may pose challenges to guests who have difficulty walking or negotiating uneven steps. Limited ADA-accessible seating is available at the back of the Theatre for disabled guests and one companion. Guests with special needs should plan to arrive early to ensure adequate seating as space is on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating cannot be reserved, and early arrival is recommended. No strollers are allowed in the Alumni Greek Theatre.

Friday, April 21, 2017

2:30 p.m. at the Alumni House, West Lawn: Medallion Ceremony for Legacy Graduates

This ceremony, for graduates with a parent, grandparent, sibling, spouse, son or daughter who is a Redlands alumna or alumnus, honors family connections to the University of Redlands. Graduates will receive a special legacy medallion to wear at baccalaureate and commencement. Reservations are required; a separate invitation will be sent for this event with reservation information. School of Education students not attending the legacy reception may pick up their medallion prior to commencement by contacting the Office of Alumni and Community Relations at 909-748-8011.

5 p.m. at the Memorial Chapel: Baccalaureate

An ecumenical ceremony of worship in celebration of and thanksgiving for lives dedicated to learning and wisdom. School of Business, School of Education and College of Arts and Sciences graduates participate in Baccalaureate. The procession begins at the Hall of Letters, proceeds across Colton Avenue and down the sidewalks of the Quad to the Memorial Chapel. Graduates must report to the Hall of Letters North Lawn no later than 4:30 p.m. Cap and gown are required for participation. Family and friends should go directly to the Chapel. Seating is limited, so guests are advised to be seated early.

7:30 p.m. at the University Club: Passover Seder

The Passover Seder is an opportunity for graduates who identify as Jewish and their families and friends to gather to celebrate the first night of Passover. Participants will join together in a Passover service to recount the story of Exodus, partake in the blessings and ritual foods, and enjoy each other’s company. Please reserve your place by clicking here or by calling the Office of Alumni and Community Relations at 909-748-8011.

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School of Education Commencement Ceremony

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