Just graduated students walking down the recieving line during Commencment.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10 a.m.
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Join us as we celebrate Hanover College's 185th Commencement at The Point.

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


  • Friday, May 25, 6 p.m.: Baccalaureate – Lynn Center for Fine Arts, Fitzgibbon Recital Hall
    There will be no lines of march and seniors will not wear caps and gowns. No tickets required. Open seating. Reception follows in Greiner Art Gallery.
  • Saturday, May 26, 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 Reception will follow on the Quad immediately following Commencement (rain site: Horner Center Lobby).

Please remember that Hanover observes Eastern Daylight Time.

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