Graduation 2015

Graduation with Honors

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Road closed Indiana 13 is closed due to bridge construction 3 miles South of North Manchester between W 950 N and E 950 N. See map for detours.

Graduation 2015

Manchester University looks forward to welcoming hundreds of guests at Commencement activities on the North Manchester campus.

Road closed Indiana 13 is closed due to bridge construction 3 miles South of North Manchester between W 950 N and E 950 N. See map for detours.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Baccalaureate: 11 a.m., Cordier Auditorium
A procession with faculty and seniors in academic regalia opens this worship service for seniors to reflect on where they have been and where they are going. Manchester University welcomes speaker, Stanley J. Noffsinger ’76, general secretary of the Church of the Brethren. No tickets are required for Baccalaureate.

Lunch: 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., Jo Young Switzer Center
Enjoy the buffet in Haist Commons or visit The Oaks for sandwiches. Complimentary coffee and water are available at Outtakes. Click here for more information about the menu and pricing.

Commencement: 2:30 p.m., Physical Education and Recreation Center (PERC) Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
Each graduate will receive five tickets in the “reserved section,” which will be available in the Campus Store attached to his or her cap and gown order. Tickets are not required to attend Commencement; there is ample “open seating” in the PERC. See floor plan

Refreshments: Immediately following Commencement, between the PERC and athletic fields.

Additional information: Facilities for both Baccalaureate and Commencement are fully accessible. Those needing special seating should call 260-982-5050.

Professional photographers will record Commencement and take individual photographs of students receiving their diplomas. Information on these individual photos will be sent to students' families. Online video streaming will be available for those who cannot attend the ceremonies. DVDs of the event will be made available for purchase. Other photography of students receiving their diplomas during the ceremony is strongly discouraged.

Seniors must complete their academic work and clear all financial obligations with Student Financial Services by 5 p.m. Friday, May 15. Students whose work is incomplete or who have unpaid financial obligations will receive only a diploma cover during the ceremony. The diploma will be released when records indicate students have fulfilled their obligations to Manchester University.

Questions about graduation at Manchester University can be directed to Karen Brace, administrative assistant to the president, at or at 260-982-5050.
We are looking forward to Sunday, May 17, at Manchester University!

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