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Commencement – May 19, 2013
This year's 157th commencement will take place on
Sunday, May 19th at 9:00 a.m. on the Academic Quad
between Ballou Hall and Bendetson Hall, rain or shine.
PHASE I ACADEMIC PROCESSION:
All faculty will be marching together at commencement and
should gather behind Ballou Hall for alignment by 9:00am.
When Phase I finishes, faculty, staff, students and their families/guests
will pick up their boxed lunch on the Tisch Lawn under the Tufts Dining
tent and will walk (or take the shuttle bus) to Eliot-Pearson for our
Graduation Reception. We will be serving assorted pastries/cookies,
coffee, tea, water and iced teas at the department. This reception
will take place from 11:30-1:15 pm.
PHASE II CHILD DEVELOPMENT CEREMONY:
Following the all-University ceremony, Child Development will be
holding our ceremony at Cousens Gym beginning at 1:30 pm. We ask that
faculty and staff attending this ceremony arrive at Counsens Gym by 1:15pm
for a prompt start.
Further details for commencement 2013 can be found on the
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If you have any questions with regards to our upcoming events, feel
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