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2020 Graduation schedule of events

The schedule of events is tentative. Some times and venues may change due to security, weather or other circumstances. Any changes to the schedule will be reflected here. (last updated 26 August, 2019)

  Friday, 22 May, 2020North Gate Visitor Hours: TBD
TBD Ring Dining Out (Second-Class cadets & their guests only; tickets required) Mitchell Hall
TBD Ring Dance (Second-Class cadets & their guests only; tickets required) Arnold Hall Ballroom
  Saturday, 23 May, 2020North Gate Visitor Hours: TBD
TBD Commandant’s Fiancé(e) Reception (Guests must be escorted by their cadet) TBD
  Sunday, 24 May, 2020North Gate Visitor Hours: TBD
TBD Baccalaureate Services (optional) TBD
  Tuesday, 26 May, 2020North Gate Visitor Hours: TBD
TBD Graduation Tapping Ceremony (By invitation to honored cadets & their guests) Arnold Hall Ballroom
TBD Graduation Awards Ceremony (Presentation of Org & Indiv awards) TBD
TBD Graduation Awards Reception (Donors, presenters, cadet award winners & their guests) TBD
TBD Mission Element Award Ceremonies times/locations vary
TBD Academy Scholars Program Ceremony (By invitation to honored cadets & their guests) TBD
  Wednesday, 27 May, 2020North Gate Visitor Hours: TBD
TBD Cadet Aerial & Cadet Honor Guard Demonstrations Stillman Field
TBD Graduation Parade (Food options available after: Reception, Arnold Hall food court, & food trucks) Stillman Field
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Graduation Reception (Tickets required) Mitchell Hall
TBD Commissioning Ceremonies (Guests must be escorted by their cadet) locations vary
  Thursday, 28 May, 2020North and South Gate Visitor Hours: TBD
TBD Pre-Grad Reception (By invitation only) Falcon Stadium Press Box
TBD Graduation Ceremony & Thunderbirds (Tickets required; stadium gates open at TBD) Falcon Stadium
TBD AF Academy Foundation Cadet Leadership Reception (Second-Class cadets & their guests only; tickets required) TBD