Join us as we celebrate the Hastings College Class of 2021! 


Friday, May 14 – 6:00 p.m.
Circle Drive on campus (map)

Baccalaureate will take place outdoors so family and friends are able to attend. We ask that students use this RSVP form to let us know the number of guests they plan to bring we may plan appropriately for seating. Note that masks are required.


President’s Reception

Friday, May 14 – 7:00 p.m.
Circle Drive area on campus (map)

For all graduating seniors and their families.

Executive President Dr. Rich Lloyd and his spouse Monica are hosting a reception on campus in the lawn area between Perkins Library and Hurley McDonald Hall immediately following the Baccalaureate service.


Saturday, May 15 – 10:00 a.m.
Lynn Farrell Arena (map)
Note that masks are required.
See below for a parking and other information.

Graduates will be issued four tickets per student for guests to attend Commencement. Tickets will be given to students when they pick up their cap and gown from the Career Services office the week of May 10.


Photos from Commencement will be made available for free to all students and families. A link to the album will be posted here the week after Commencement.

Commencement Parking and Information

Note: Masks are required at Baccalaureate and Commencement.

Parking is at the Osborne Family Sports Complex lot (in front of Lynn Farrell Arena). Overflow parking is on the east side of the Stadium (map).

Handicap parking is in the first rows nearest the Arena. There are several seating locations that accomodate different needs; please see a staff member for assistance.

Medical/Emergency needs — See a staff member or go to the concession stand in the Arena. 

Questions? Contact Matt Fong, associate vice president for external relations, at or 402.461.7786.

Engraved bricks and flagstones

As you celebrate your student’s success, consider purchasing an engraved brick or flagstone to honor the accomplishment. These are installed at the Barrett Alumni Center — our alumni’s “home away from home.” Click here for more details about this unique honor.

Additional Information