Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10 a.m.
Watch commencement stream live

Join us as we celebrate Hanover College's 186th Commencement at The Point.

Questions? Email or call (812) 866-7005.


  • Friday, May 24, 6 p.m.: Baccalaureate – Location TBD
    Seniors will march in cap and gown for this special celebration where the senior class will be honored. No tickets required, open seating. Reception to follow.
  • Saturday, May 25, 10 a.m.: Commencement – The Point
    Commencement Exercises will be held outdoors on The Point just south of Parker Auditorium. In the event of inclement weather, Commencement will be moved to Collier Arena. If Commencement is outdoors, there will be ample seating for all who wish to attend, but in the event it is moved indoors, the College will issue six tickets to each senior (Tickets will be delivered to student's campus mailbox; specific instructions for Seniors will be emailed to them prior to Graduation). There will be no extra tickets. Seniors with larger families may obtain tickets from classmates who will have fewer guests. In addition, Commencement will be streamed live online at

Please remember that Hanover observes Eastern Daylight Time.

Area Hotels

Hanover College has reserved blocks of rooms at the following local hotels. Please ask for the Hanover College Graduation room block discounted price when making your reservations. These rooms will go quickly, a limited number of rooms is available.

Helpful Links

Directions to Hanover
Campus Map
Area Hotels
Commencement DVD online order form
Parking and Guest Assistance