Commencement Weekend | May 12 to 13, 2023

Additional events will be posted in March or April.

Friday, May 12

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
5:30 to 6:15 p.m. – Dinner, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
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 2023 graduates and their families during an informal come and go reception immediately following the concert.

Saturday, May 13

10 a.m. – Nursing Pinning Ceremony, sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
A celebration recognizing the achievements of the 2023 baccalaureate degree nursing graduates.
Watch the livestream
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Brunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
5 to 5:30 p.m. – Dinner, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center

6:30 p.m. – Commencement, Yost Center
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 livestream

Sunday, May 14

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.