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Graduation information May 27, 2023

Augustana College will hold its 163rd Commencement Convocation at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2023.

The ceremony will be held at the Vibrant Arena at the Mark, 1201 River Drive, Moline, Ill. 

The ceremony will be live-streamed and archived on the college’s YouTube channel. 

No tickets are required for the ceremony, but this is subject to change depending upon COVID-19 restrictions. Attendees will walk through metal detectors before entering the center. Purses, backpacks and bags should be left at home or in a vehicle, if possible.

The Vibrant Arena has sufficient seating capacity for commencement and is accessible for people with disabilities. Graduating students or family members with seating or accessibility concerns are encouraged to check with the Vibrant Arena for details. 

Other events and times

The Blessing of the Graduates: A Baccalaureate will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, in Centennial Hall. 

The Master’s Hooding Ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 26, in the Murabito Commons of the Lindberg Center. 

The Senior Departmental Honors Celebration will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 26, in Wallenberg Hall in the Denkmann Memorial Building.

Senior Send-Off will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 26, in the Gävle rooms and the area around the Gerber Center. 

“Grad Days” will be held in the Murabito Commons of the Lindberg Center on Monday and Tuesday, May 1 and 2.