Commencement Weekend | May 13 to 14, 2022

Friday, May 13

7:30 to 9 a.m. – Hot breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8:30 a.m. – Nursing Pinning rehearsal, sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
10:30 a.m. – Graduation rehearsal, Start in CAC (Campus Activites Center) & finish in Yost Center
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
2 p.m. – Student recital, sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Alyssa Burkholder and Alyssa Nolt. Watch the live stream
4 p.m. – Student recital, sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Takuto Kametsu, violin. Watch the live stream
5:30 to 6:15 p.m. – Dinner, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
7 p.m. – International Chorale concert, sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Watch the live stream
8 p.m. – Go Everywhere Graduate Reception, Community Center, Hesston Mennonite Church

The alumni association invites all students, parents and faculty/staff to enjoy refreshments and offer best wishes to the 2022 graduates and their families during an informal come and go reception immediately following the concert.

Saturday, May 14

10 a.m. – Nursing Pinning Ceremony, sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
A celebration recognizing the achievements of the 2022 baccalaureate degree nursing graduates.
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11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Brunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
1 p.m. – Theatre Showcase, Black Box Theater, Keim Center
Featuring a collection of scenes and monologues performed by the spring semester Acting class.
2 p.m. – Student recital, sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Anna Banman, Meg Beyer and Kelly Miller. Watch the live stream
2 to 3 p.m. – Aviation open house, Newton City/County Airport, Hesston College Hangar, 502 N Oliver Newton, Kan.
An informal come and go with a short program at 2:30 p.m.
4 p.m. – Student recital, sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Aidan Swartzendruber and Isaac Tice. Watch the live stream
5 to 5:30 p.m. – Dinner, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center

6:30 p.m. – Commencement, Yost Center
Sue Park-Hur, Pasadena, Calif., Denominational Minister for Transformative Peacemaking for Mennonite Church USA, will present the commencement address. Early arrival is suggested as floor seating is limited. No tickets required. Bleacher seating is also available.
No tripods are allowed in Yost Center during the ceremony.
Watch the live stream

Sunday, May 15

2 p.m. – Dorms Close
Erb Hall and Kauffman Court

Bookstore Hours

The Bookstore is located in Erb Hall.
Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dining Hall Hours

Friday
7:30 to 9 a.m. – Hot Breakfast $5.75 Adult $4.50 Child
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. – Lunch $9.00 Adult $6.75 Child
5:30 to 6:15 p.m. – Dinner $9.00 Adult $6.75 Child

Saturday
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Brunch $9.00 Adult $6.75 Child
5 to 5:30 p.m. – Dinner $9.00 Adult $6.75 Child

*Children ages 5 through 12 eat at child prices