Commencement Schedule

Schedule for Commencement Day, May 6, 2017

9:15 a.m
All graduates, faculty and other Baccalaureate participants assemble for the Final Walk to Baccalaureate
Snyder Arena, Weary Center

9:40 a.m.
Final Walk
Across campus

10 a.m.
Sanctuary, First United Methodist Church, 50th Street and St. Paul Ave.

12:15 p.m.
Graduates and faculty assemble for Commencement
Snyder Arena, Weary Center

1 p.m.
128th Annual Commencement (Hooding Ceremony will be included in the Commencement Ceremony.)
Taylor Commons


All NWU Commencement guests may receive special hotel rates at the below establishments. To make a reservation please use the following phrasing—“I would like to make a reservation for the NWU Commencement at the NE Wesleyan negotiated rate.”

Hotel Address Price Phone
Chase Suites Hotel 200 South 68th Place Starting at $82.00 402.483.4900
Comfort Suites 331 North Cotner Starting at $83.00 402.325.8800
The Cornhusker Marriott 333 South 13th Street $159.00 402.474.7474
Hampton Inn & Suites Lincoln 7343 Husker Circle $100.00 +tax 402.435.4600
New Victorian Suites 225 N. 50th Street Starting at $64.99 402.464.4400
Staybridge Suites 1501 N. 86th Street Starting at $109.99 402.484.6000


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