We plan to hold the Class of 2024 Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11.

Please mark your calendars and plan to come to campus to help us celebrate the incredible accomplishments of our graduates. Watch the ceremony on Central Dutch Network.

Commencement 2023 Highlights

We love to celebrate the success of our students. Check out the highlights from our Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2023.


Note: Schedule is subject to change.

Friday, May 10

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Late Cap and Gown Pickup
Maytag Student Center, Central Spirit Shoppe
10 a.m. Mandatory Senior Commencement Rehearsal
Meet at P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium

Saturday, May 11

9:15 a.m. Senior Class Lineup
H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse
10 a.m. Commencement Ceremony
A.N. Kuyper Athletics Complex, Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium

Watch Live

Event Details

  • From 8-10 a.m., Max’s Coffee and Jaarsma Bakery will be available to purchase refreshments from. Max’s Coffee will accept cash and card and Jaarsma will accept cash, Venmo and PayPal.
  • Gates to Schipper Stadium will open at 8:30 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10 a.m.
  • The Commencement speaker will be Adam Duerfeldt ’06, associate professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Minnesota.
  • Guests are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, etc., as you would for an outdoor athletics event or picnic. In addition, folding chairs will be available for those who are unable to bring their own and seating is available in the bleachers. Seating will be provided for all graduates.
  • Parking will be available in the lots next to A.N. Kuyper Athletics Complex and Roe Center. Accessible parking will be available outside P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium. Volunteers and golf carts will be available to help those who need assistance from the parking lot to the stadium.


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