Fort Lewis College Winter Commencement will take place at 3 p.m. Friday in Whalen Gymnasium. Doors will open at 2 p.m. About 200 students will graduate and tickets are not necessary to attend. No balloons or confetti are allowed inside the gym.
The Art Department lot is reserved for ADA parking during commencement. Staff members will be monitoring the parking lots near Whalen Gymnasium in golf carts to assist those with mobility issues. An American Sign Language interpreter will be located to the left side of the stage.
Campbell Child & Family Center is offering free child care for children up to 8 years of age during the ceremony. Caregivers are available from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Families must sign up in advance by emailing Director Peggy Ferguson.
Addressing the graduates will be Colorado Sen. Rhonda Fields from District 29.
The President’s Office will host a reception with cake and refreshments in the San Juan Dining Hall immediately after the ceremony. All are welcome, free of charge.