Baccalaureate and Commencement


Friday, May 15, 3:30 pm, the Multi-Sports Forum of the Bryan Campus Life Center
Rhodes traditionally holds a formal academic program called Baccalaureate on the Friday before Commencement. In lieu of a speaker at Commencement, Rhodes invites a distinguished guest to deliver the Baccalaureate address. Seniors will wear caps and gowns and will sit together as a class. See TICKETS FOR BACCALAUREATE AND COMMENCEMENT. A live stream of the ceremony will be available on the college home page (, starting at 3:15 p.m. The ceremony begins at 3:30 p.m.


Saturday, May 16, 8:30 am, Hubert F. Fisher Memorial Garden
The 2020 Commencement marks the conclusion of the 171st session of the college. Seating tickets are required for admission to Fisher Garden. See TICKETS FOR BACCALAUREATE AND COMMENCEMENT. (Rain location: see Rain Plan) The ceremony will be streamed from the Rhodes home page ( starting at 8:15 am.