2006 Commencement Events

Sunday, May 14

Jodi Foster

UNIVERSITY-WIDE EVENTS

  • BACCALAUREATE CEREMONY: Speaker: Marc Morial, president and CEO of National Urban League. 1 and 3 p.m. in Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce St.

SCHOOL CEREMONIES

  • WHARTON UNDERGRADUATE AND EVENING: Ceremony at 9:00 a.m., Franklin Field, 233 S. 33rd St.
  • SEAS: Doctoral Ceremony at 1 p.m., Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut St. Reception at Annenberg Plaza immediately following the ceremony. Master’s Ceremony at 4 p.m., Zellerbach Theatre. Reception in Annenberg Plaza immediately following the ceremony.
  • WHARTON GRADUATE: Ceremony at 1p.m., Franklin Field. Reception in Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut St. immediately following the ceremony.
  • FELS INSTITUTE OF GOVERNMENT: Ceremony at 2 p.m., Fels Institute of Government, 3814 Walnut St. Reception immediately following the ceremony.
  • GSE: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 3 p.m., Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel, 17th and Race Streets. Reception immediately following the ceremony.
  • COLLEGE OF GENERAL STUDIES: Ceremony at 4:30 p.m., Hill Square, 33rd and Walnut streets. Reception at Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom St. immediately following the ceremony.
  • WHARTON DOCTORAL: Ceremony and Celebration at 5:30 p.m., Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Eighth Floor.

Monday, May 15

UNIVERSITY-WIDE EVENTS

  • COMMENCEMENT: Speaker: Jodie Foster. Gates open at 8:30 a.m.; procession begins at 9:30 a.m.; ceremony begins at 10:15 a.m. at Franklin Field.

SCHOOL CEREMONIES

  • DESIGN: Luncheon at noon, Meyerson Hall, 210 S.34th St. Ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Furness Plaza, 34th and Locust Walk.
  • BIOMEDICAL GRADUATE STUDIES: Reception and Ceremony at 12:30 p.m., BRB II/III Lobby and Auditorium, 421 Curie Blvd.
  • ANNENBERG: Ceremony at 1 p.m., Room 110, Annenberg School of Communication, 3620 Walnut St.
  • DENTAL: Ceremony at 1 p.m., Irvine Auditorium. Reception at Robert Schattner Center, 240 S. 40th St. immediately following the ceremony.
  • GRADUATE SAS: Ceremony at 1p.m., Hill Square. Reception immediately following the ceremony.
  • SOCIAL POLICY AND PRACTICE: Masters and Ph.D. Ceremony at 2 p.m., University Museum, Harrison Auditorium, 33rd and Spruce streets. Reception in Chinese Rotunda, Upper Museum Gallery immediately following the ceremony.
  • VETERINARY MEDICINE: Ceremony at 2:30 p.m., Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center. Reception at Annenberg Center Courtyard immediately following the ceremony.
  • GSE: Ceremony at 3 p.m., Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel, 17th and Race Streets. Reception at Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel immediately following the ceremony.
  • LAW: Ceremony at 3 p.m., Academy of Music, Broad and Locusts Streets. Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Law School.
  • NURSING: Ceremony at 3 p.m., Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center, Broad and Spruce streets. Reception from noon to 1:30 p.m., Carol Ware Gates Lobby, Nursing Education Building, 417 Guardian Dr.
  • SEAS UNDERGRADUATE: Ceremony at 3 p.m., Franklin Field. Reception immediately following Main University Commencement ceremony, West Towne Lawn and Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut St.
  • COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES: Ceremony at 6:30 p.m., Franklin Field.
  • SOCIAL POLICY AND PRACTICE: Masters in Nonprofit/NGO Leadership Ceremony at 6:30 p.m., Ballroom, Inn at Penn.
  • MEDICINE: Ceremony at 8 p.m., Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Broad and Spruce streets. Reception at Kimmel Center immediately following the ceremony.

For more information, go to: www.upenn.edu/commencement.

Originally published on May 11, 2006