Commencement question

<p>So, I'm curious... For 2009, 2010 and 2011, Spring Commencement is on Thursday, with colleges/departments on Friday. For 2012 and 2013, Commencement is on Sunday with colleges/departments on Monday. In 2014 thru 2016, it switches back to Thursday/Friday.</p>

<p>Does anyone know why this is? Personally, I'm glad DS will be on the Sunday/Monday schedule (if he graduates on time, of course). :P</p>

<p>I can't answer your question but I'd love to hear about this year's commencement from anyone who attended. I'm having trouble imagining what it is like in the Comcast Center. My other son's graduation was outdoors on the main quad of his campus on a gorgeous spring day. Tulips and forsythia in bloom. The way I envision a college graduation. What happens at the Thursday night ceremony? Is there a processional? Recessional? How about at the college ceremony? Is each graduate called up by name to receive a diploma?</p>