Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

We are delighted to share the following opportunities for community connection this spring. Please note the event descriptions for attendee requirements and registration information. While some events are open to families, some are not, owing to current COVID-19 safety considerations and adherence to local fire codes.

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Commencement Weekend

Community Honors and Awards Day

This day celebrates the outstanding achievements and contributions of students and teachers. Dress for the assemblies is formal. Students are instructed that collared shirts with pants are appropriate, as are dresses, skirts or the equivalent; denim, sweatshirts, shorts, and athletic clothing are not. Students may change for the pool party.

9:00–11:30 a.m. Office Hours

Teachers will be available to support catch-up work with students.

10:00 a.m. Mandatory: Graduation rehearsal #1 (Grade 12)

Wandke Amphitheater

11:30 a.m. Mandatory: Advisee meetings (Grades 9-11)

11:45 a.m. Student Council Awards – Keck Auditorium

Owing to fire code regulations, only students and faculty may attend this event.

12:00 p.m. Class barbecues

Grade 12 – Pirate Pool
Grade 11 – Reid Hall Patio
Grade 10 – Wilson Field near Barrows Hall
Grade 9 – Wilson Field near Treasure Island

Parents/guardians are welcome to attend and are invited to serve as volunteers.

Please contact Corine Mink ’87, director of parent programs, with any questions about volunteering.

1:15 p.m. Community Honors Assembly – Wandke Amphitheater

Parents/guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend. No testing or registration is required for this outdoor event.

Parents/guardians and other guests should sit behind the students and faculty.

2:15 p.m. Pool Party for All (9-12 Students)

3:15 p.m. Faculty vs. Seniors Softball Game

9:00–11:00 p.m. Senior Class Bonding Event

3:00 p.m. Mandatory: Senior class panoramic photo

Meet in Wandke Amphitheater

4:00 p.m. Mandatory: Graduation rehearsal #2

Wandke Amphitheater
Dress for Senior Dinner (see below).

5:30 p.m. Mandatory: Senior Dinner – Reid Hall

The evening is for seniors and teachers only. Dress for the evening is formal.

7:00 p.m. Mandatory: Baccalaureate – Erdman Memorial Chapel

Baccalaureate is the seniors’ last gathering as a class prior to graduation.

Selected students and teachers speak and perform. Immediate family members are welcome to attend; please note, seating is limited.

1:30 p.m. Graduation seating opens – Wandke Amphitheater

Seating for graduation is on a first-come, first-served basis. No seats may be saved prior to 1:30 p.m. Six seats are allocated per family. Please be respectful of others. Ample additional seating is provided adjacent to the amphitheater.

2:30 p.m. Seniors assemble – Learning Commons

All members of the senior class will meet in the Learning Commons at 2:30 p.m.

Student dress for the day is formal: white-collared shirts with pants, dresses, skirts with blouses, or the equivalent and appropriate shoes.

Graduation caps and gowns are issued at this time.

3:30 p.m. Graduation ceremony – Wandke Amphitheater

Professional photos will be taken of each graduate receiving their diploma and shared with families. The live stream video will be shared on this page.

5:30-6:30 p.m. Graduation reception – Reid Hall patio and Wandke Amphitheater

All guests are invited to attend the celebratory reception for the graduating class immediately following the ceremony. Guests will be treated to a selection of light snacks, beverages, and music, as they socialize and congratulate our newest alumni.

7:00 p.m. Residence halls close for seniors

All senior resident students must be moved out of their rooms by 7:00 p.m.

Upcoming Livestreams

Links will be available on date of event.

Baccalaureate | May 28, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. PDT

Graduation Ceremony | May 29, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. PDT

Events & Registrations

Questions related to Commencement weekend may be directed to Michelle Boatman by email or at (831) 625-8397.

  • Friday, May 6: Spring Concert | 7:00 p.m., Keck Auditorium & Livestream
    Families Welcome | REGISTER TODAY

  • Monday, May 9: Resident Cookout at the Pool | 5:45 p.m., Pirate Pool | Student-only Event

  • Thursday, May 12 & Friday, May 13: Spring Dance Concert, Journey | 7:00 p.m., Keck Auditorium

    Families Welcome | REGISTER TODAY

    Students performing in this concert will be upper division dance program & varsity dance team. Guest performers include those who participate in the Carmel campus junior dance team.

  • Saturday, May 14: Pre-prom Photos | 4:00 p.m., Douglas Hall | Families Welcome
  • Monday, May 16: Resident Senior Dinner and Vespers | 5:45 p.m. | Resident Students Only

  • Thursday, May 19: Senior Dog Day | All Day | Class of 2022 Only

    Grade 12 students may bring their dogs to campus.

  • Thursday, May 19: Senior Transitions | 5:15 p.m., Keck & Learning Commons | Class of 2022 Only

  • Friday, May 20: Senior Sweatshirt Day | All Day | Class of 2022 Only

    Seniors are encouraged to wear a sweatshirt or t-shirt emblazoned with the colors and emblems of the college they have chosen to attend. Send a photo to or DM @stevo_stuco on Instagram with your images.

  • Monday, May 23: Senior Vespers (day & resident) & Coffee | 5:45 p.m. | Student-only Event
  • Monday, May 23 & Tuesday, May 24: Lunchtime Concert Series | Lunch | Student-only Event

Recordings & Photography

Videos will be linked as they become available.

Senior Reflections

Cum Laude Ceremony

2022 list of inductees

Spring Music Concert

Download Event Photos

April 21: Senior Luncheon Gallery
May 1: Cum Laude Ceremony