Sunday, May 28
Loomis Chaffee Parent Steve Tisch Commencement Speaker
Academy Award winning producer and co-owner of the N.Y. Giants, Steve Tisch P'17, will speak at Commencement on May 28.
- Prom — Thursday, May 25, Riverview, Simsbury, CT
- 6:15 - 7:00 p.m. Photo session (parents invited) on Grubbs Quad
- 7:30 p.m. Reception for parents at the Head of School's home
- Senior Class Trip — Friday, May 26
- Senior Lunch — Saturday, May 27, 12 noon—1 p.m.
- Commencement Rehearsal — Saturday, May 27, 1—2:15 p.m.
Saturday, May 27, Olcott Center (families and guests invited)
7:30 p.m. Dessert Reception
8:30 p.m. Class Night Celebration
Commencement is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 28, and will be held on the lawns of Loomis Homestead and the Head's House, in the area directly in front of Founders Hall. The ceremony will last approximately two hours and will be followed by a buffet luncheon.
Tickets are not required for Commencement and there is no limit on the number of guests per graduate.
Rain location for Commencement is under the tent in the Grubbs Quadrangle. In the case of inclement weather, covered seating during the ceremony is limited. Under these circumstances, guests are encouraged to provide preferred seating to parents and grandparents of graduates and others to bring appropriate rain gear.
Commencement announcements were distributed to seniors before March break. Each student received five announcements, which may be used to invite or announce the graduation to family and friends.
An announcement was mailed to each senior parent as well.
- Guidelines for Attire/Dress
- Area Accommodations for Commencement
- Professional Photography Opportunities
Several area hotels offer special rates for guests attending Loomis Chaffee Commencement. Check the Commencement accommodations page for details and links to make reservations through Loomis Chaffee room blocks. Please note the cut-off dates for reserving rooms at discounted rates.
We ask that parents refrain from bringing celebratory cigars, champagne, or other alcoholic beverages. Please note that Loomis Chaffee is a smoke-free campus.