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Senior Programming

A complete list of Senior Programming is available online for all spring term events, including: a Welcome Back Reception with Mariko at the Brick House on Sunday, February 22; Senior Saturday on February 28; Plan Day mini-workshops; a new Graduate School Series; and Kilpatrick Fellowship information. An RSVP is required by February 11 for both the Welcome Back Reception and Senior Saturday.

2015 Commencement

Krista Raven or Nicole Arrington ​will be contacting you via your Bennington email accounts regarding Commencement. Commencement will take place June 5–6; Friday’s events will include a senior dance performance, graduation concert, and the senior art exhibition in Usdan Gallery. The Commencement Dinner will begin at 6:00​ pm. The dinner includes addresses by the senior class speaker, Parke Haskell, and the commencement speaker Gloria Steinem. The senior party will take place at 9:00 pm the same evening. The conferring of degrees will be held on Saturday​ ​morning at 10:00 am. If your family has not booked rooms for Commencement Weekend, they should do so soon, as this time of year is a busy one for local hotels and restaurants. The Dean’s Office will be sending out Intent to Graduate forms to seniors graduating in June. All other commencement-related information will come from Nicole Arrington in the Office of Communications.