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Stanford Report, June 13, 2001
Commencement 2001 schedule

Saturday, June 16

9:30 a.m. Baccalaureate Celebration. North Portal, Inner Quadrangle. No tickets required.

10:30 a.m. Dedication of the Senior Class Plaque. Southwest Corner, Inner Quadrangle. No tickets required.

11 a.m. Class Day Luncheon for seniors and their families, sponsored by the Stanford Alumni Association and the Class of 2001. Ford Plaza. Tickets required; for information call 736-2480.

3:30--5:30 p.m. President John Hennessy and Andrea Hennessy's reception for graduates, their families, faculty and alumni. Gardens of the Hoover House, 623 Mirada Avenue. Shuttle leaves Tresidder Memorial Union every 10 minutes between 3:20 p.m. and 4:50 p.m. Shuttle returns to Tresidder and Memorial Auditorium every 10 minutes between 4 p.m. and 5:20 p.m. There is no parking at Hoover House. For more information call 723-2551. No tickets required.

8:30 p.m. "Night Before" Party. Tresidder Memorial Union, Back Patio. Dance and reception sponsored by the Stanford Alumni Association for all seniors and their families. Tickets required; for information call 736-2480.

Sunday, June 17

9:30 a.m. Commencement Ceremony. Stanford Stadium. Address by Carleton (Carly) Fiorina, chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Co. No tickets required.

12:30 p.m. Diploma Award Ceremonies. Graduates will be awarded diplomas at individual school and department ceremonies at various locations on campus. Reservations may be required (contact the academic department).

Additional weekend activities for the campus community

During Commencement Weekend, various campus organizations conduct special celebrations for students, their parents and friends. Tickets and reservations are required for some events.

Friday, June 15

7:30 p.m. Phi Beta Kappa Initiation and Open Meeting. Memorial Auditorium. Meeting chaired by William Durham, the Bing Professor of Human Biology and former chapter president. For information call 725-6769.

8 p.m. Commencement Organ Recital. Memorial Church. Performed by Robert Huw Morgan, university organist. No tickets required.

Saturday, June 16

11:30 a.m. Nuestra Graduación Celebration Mass. Memorial Church. For information call 497-4740.

1 p.m. Art and Mechanical Engineering Master's Project Presentations. Annenberg Auditorium. For information call 723-3404.

1 p.m. Chicano/Latino Graduation Ceremony. Memorial Church. For information call 497-3754.

5 p.m. Asian American Graduation Dinner. Christine Ricker Dining Hall. For reservations call 723-3681.

5 p.m. American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Graduation Dinner. Elliott Program Center. Lakeside Commons Room. For reservations call 725-6944.

5:30 p.m. Catholic Graduation Mass. Memorial Church. For information call 725-0080.

6 p.m. Chicano/Latino Graduation Banquet and Baile. Ford Center. For ticket reservations call 497-4740.

7:30 p.m. Black Graduation Celebration. Memorial Church. Reception immediately following in the Inner Quadrangle. No reservations required. For information call 725-0029.

General information

Information Center

Tresidder Memorial Union, first floor lobby

Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Memorial Auditorium, lobby

Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hoover Tower, lobby and platform

Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 4 p.m.