Friday, May 12, 2017

Registration
Time: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Campbell Hall
Pick up your grad bracelets and keys to your on-campus accommodations.

Tunnel tours
Time: 4 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Meet in front of the Chapel at one of the two departure times
Take a guided tour of the University's underground tunnels. 

Class of 2017 Warm-Up
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Harper Hall Lounge
Cost: Complimentary; All-inclusive grad bracelet: receive free drink ticket

East Coast Kitchen Party featuring the Barra MacNeils
Time: 9 p.m.-12 a.m. (show starts at 9:30 p.m.)
Cost: Included in all-inclusive grad bracelets; $10 MtA students; $22 general (available at the door)
Location: Jennings Hall
Everyone is invited to attend this Friday night concert with Cape Breton band – and MtA alumni – the Barra MacNeils.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

The History of Music at Mount Allison – Professor Emerita Dr. Nancy Vogan ('67) & University Archivist David Mawhinney
Time:
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Brunton Auditorium

Allisonians at War – 1916 Dramatic Reading
Time:
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Motyer-Fancy Theatre, Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts
A dramatic reading of excerpts from the Mount Allison Argosy for 1916. A moving commemoration of Allisonian contributions to the war effort, on campus, in our region, and on distant battlefields.

MtA Trivia – Hosted by the Class of '16
Time:
3-4:30 p.m.
Cost:
Complimentary
Location:
The Pond (pub), Wallace McCain Student Centre 
Everybody is welcome. Test your trivia knowledge on everything MtA for your chance to win great prizes! Hosted by the Class of 2016.

Fine Arts graduating students' exhibition opening reception
Time: 4 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Owens Art Gallery 

Grad class group photo – at Alumni Pin Ceremony
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Convocation Hall (on the steps outdoors)
The Classes of '47-'67 will celebrate 50+ years inside Convocation Hall, followed by a group/combined photo with the Class of 2017 on the steps of Convocation Hall. An individual Class of 2017 will be taken following the group/combined photo.

Graduating Students Reception
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: The Painted Pony
Cost: Must have all-inclusive grad bracelet

Dessert Reception
Time: 9-10:30 p.m.
Location:
PCCA
Cost: Must have all-inclusive grad bracelet
Join alumni who attended the Alumni Banquet for dessert. The reception includes two performances of 'Above and Beyond for Old Mount A – Allisonians We Wish We Had Known' in the Motyer-Fancy Theatre.

Garnet & Gold Gala
Time: 10:30 p.m.
Cost: Included in all-inclusive grad bracelet; $10 students and adults ticket (at the door)
Location: Wallace McCain Student Centre 
Put your dancing shoes on and finish the night by mingling (and dancing) with fellow Allisonians, young and old. A live band will be playing in Tweedie Hall, and a DJ at Gracie’s Café. There will also be lounge areas where you can talk and mingle.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Parents' Meet & Greet with President Robert Campbell
Time:
10 a.m.
Cost:
Complimentary
Location:
Hammond House 

Alumni Chapel Service
Time:
11 a.m.
Cost:
Complimentary
Location:
University Chapel 
Join us for this very special service, which includes a moment to remember alumni who have passed away in the past year. The Music Reunion 2017 Choir will perform.

Grad Brunch
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: Included in all-inclusive grad bracelet; $10 students and adult ticket (at the door)
Location: Jennings Hall

Commerce Graduate & Alumni BBQ
Time: 12:30-3 p.m.
Cost: Free for Commerce graduates, family, faculty, and alumni | Attendees must RSVP online by May 8
Location: Tweedie Hall
The Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies invites all Commerce graduates, family, friends and alumni to gather for a year end Commerce Graduate BBQ. This event is intended to bring together graduates and alumni to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2017 and wish them success in their future endeavours. Event sponsored by CDIC.

Convocation Weekend Recital
Time:
2-3 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Brunton Auditorium 
Performances by the Tesla Quarter, students and faculty of the Department of Music, and the Music Reunion 2017 Alumni Choir, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first Bachelor of Music degree and the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Conservatory of Music.

Tintamarre presents REFUGE
Time:
4-5 p.m.
Cost: No reservations, free-will donation
Location: Motyer-Fancy Theatre, PCCA
Tintamarre presents the school-tour version of REFUGE, their newest bilingual, activist comedy.

Pre-baccalaureate dinner
Time: 5-6:45 p.m.
Cost: Complimentary for grads; $16 for family and guests
Tickets: Available at Jennings Hall, Food Services' Office on May 12 and May 13 (9-5 p.m.)
Location: Jennings Hall 

Baccalaureate Service
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Convocation Hall 
Grads assemble with cap and gown (no hoods) on the second floor mezzanine of Convocation Hall at 7 p.m. in order to form the procession. Please enter Convocation Hall by the front door. Please be on time!

A Night of Appreciation
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m. (immediately following Baccalaureate Service)
Cost: Included in all-inclusive grad bracelet; $10 students and adult ticket (available at the door)
Location: Jennings Hall
A special thank you reception for family and the Mount Allison community. 

Monday, May 15, 2017

Morning Convocation Msc, BSc, BComm
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Convocation Hall
The Convocation procession will form at the Athletics Centre at 8:30 a.m. Grads are requested to be on time and to be in academic dress of cap and gown, with hoods folded and carried.

Afternoon Convocation BA, BMus, BFA
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Convocation Hall
The Convocation procession will form at the Athletics Centre at 1:30 p.m. Grads are requested to be on time and to be in academic dress of cap and gown, with hoods folded and carried.