Commencement 2013 is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. on the John R. Turbyfill Quadrangle (Front Lawn).
In the event of severe inclement weather conditions, the Commencement exercises will be moved to the Salem Civic Center, 1001 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem. A map will be available with directions from the Roanoke College campus to the Salem Civic Center. The announcement of a move indoors will be made by 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 4th.
Guest rain passes are not required at the Salem Civic Center.
Note that the Salem Civic Center will open at 8:30 a.m.
If Commencement is held on Front Lawn, overflow seating is available in Olin Theatre and the Colket Center for video transmission viewing. Both facilities provide excellent viewing for guests, especially those who may experience problems with the weather conditions (heat, humidity, etc.).
Direction to Salem Civic Center from Roanoke College campus:
- Take College Avenue to Main Street.
- Turn left on Main Street.
- Turn right on Lynchburg Turnpike (immediately after East Hill Cemetery).
- Turn right on Idaho Street.
- Go through light.
- Salem Civic Center will be on the left.