Please join us for Class of 2020 Commencement and Second-Year Reunion on June 10.

Join us to celebrate and recognize the Class of 2020!

Join us to celebrate and recognize the Class of 2020!

We are thrilled to host this long overdue and much deserved Commencement celebration for the Class of 2020! Come back to campus on June 10-12, 2022 to experience this unique opportunity to celebrate senior week and commencement in one weekend of events!

The reunion weekend consists of activities for alumni and their friends and families to participate in. There is no cost to attend and on-campus housing is provided for the Class of 2020 alumni.

Class of 2020 alumni should complete the registration for themselves and include their number of guests.

We are excited to see you there!

Schedule of Events

Friday, June 10

All day – Golf at the Denison Golf Club

The Denison Golf Club has tee times available on Friday and early Saturday morning. Call the course at 740-587-4653 or email Todd Bishop, bishoptj@denison.edu , to set up a tee time with your friends and family for the weekend.

3 – 7 p.m. – Weekend and residence hall check-in, Burton D. Morgan Center

Check-in will occur for members of the Class of 2020 . Get your cap and gown (if needed), key for your residence hall, name tags and vouchers for your weekend activities.

5 – 9 p.m. – Enjoy dinner in Granville

Members of the Class of 2020 will receive a $15 voucher to use at a local restaurant in town including Day y Noche, The Granville Inn, Ray Rays BBQ, and Three Tigers Brewing.

Saturday, June 11

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Weekend and residence hall check-in, Burton D. Morgan Center

Check-in will occur for members of the Class of 2020 . Get your cap and gown (if needed), key for your residence hall, name tags and vouchers for your weekend activities.

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Morning Activities

Check out some of the new buildings on campus including Silverstein Hall and the Ann and Thomas Hoaglin Wellness Center.

12 p.m. – Buzzy Brunch with Class of 2020 and families, Dining hall

Join members of class for brunch in a Denison dining hall. Brunch is provided for Class of 2020 alumni. Parents, family members, and guests can purchase a meal on-site.

2 – 4 p.m. – Senior Bucket List

Participate in this senior week tradition. Climb the Swasey bell tower, go inside the observatory, take a seat at President Weinberg’s desk, and more!

4 p.m. – Baccalaureate, Swasey Chapel

Denison’s Baccalaureate is a service providing members of the Class of 2020 a time to express gratitude for their education at Denison and everyone that has supported them. Baccalaureate also serves as a blessing for alumni as they reflect their time on The Hill.

7 -11 p.m. – Senior Soiree, Moon hall

A celebration with food trucks, bar, and dancing for the Class of 2020 and their guests.

Sunday, June 12

9 a.m. – Coffee and Crumpets, Campus Commons

Class of 2020, families, and members of the faculty & staff gather for coffee and conversation.

10 a.m. – Commencement ceremony, Academic Quad

Denison University’s Commencement exercises celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2020. The event will include remarks by Denison President Adam Weinberg. The event will take place outdoors so please plan accordingly for Central Ohio weather, including rain. Tickets are not required to attend Commencement exercises.

After the Ceremony – Brunch with Class of 2020, families, and guests, Dining hall

Enjoy brunch with your family and friends following the ceremony. All commencement guests are invited to attend at no cost.

12- 2 p.m. – Room check out, Burton D. Morgan Center

Say farewell to Denison and check out of your residence hall. Keys must returned by 2 p.m.

Please note the schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Travel Information

Shuttle service

There will be a free shuttle service traveling to and from the airport for Class of 2020 alumni. Please sign up for a shuttle timeslot during registration.

Hotel accommodations in local area

Families and guests are encouraged to book your stay in an area hotel soon. Here is a list of area accommodations you may find useful. Class of 2020 alumni will be provided housing on campus at no charge.

We look forward to seeing you back on the Hill.

COVID-19 Precautions

Due to public health concerns and to preserve the safety of our Denison community, we require all Denison guests who are eligible for vaccination against COVID-19 to be fully vaccinated. We will follow state, local, and venue-specific guidelines regarding masks.


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