Westover's 115th
Commencement Weekend
Celebrating the Class of 2024

Friday, May 31
2:00 p.m. Orchard Awards Ceremony
3:15 p.m. Orchard Reception
3:45 p.m. Orchard Performances

Saturday, June 1
10:00 a.m. Graduation Lumina Service
11:00 a.m. Graduation Ceremony
12:30 p.m. Luncheon

Commencement Events Map

Below you will find an interactive map of the Commencement Events, Orchard Ceremony, Orchard Performances (in red), and Graduation (in gold). Included in the Map are parking locations available for the events (green and blue). You can click on any of the highlighted points for additional information.


Graduation Lumina Live Broadcast

115th Graduation Ceremony Live Broadcast

The Graduation Ceremony will be Live Broadcast Via YouTube. For families that are unable to access the broadcast due to geographic restrictions, the video from the broadcast will be presented in a Zoom webinar available here

  • How many guests can be invited? 
    • All are welcome at Orchard, Orchard performances, and Graduation. Senior Lumina, held before the graduation ceremony, is limited to two guests per Senior. Lumina will be live broadcast via YouTube and shown in the Student Commons 
  • Do I have to RSVP? 
    • YES! In order to account for correct seating and food availability, we request that ALL guests RSVP using the link above.
  • Can we smoke cigars, have a champagne toast, or light fireworks after graduation in celebration? 
    • This is a celebratory time for us all and we are delighted to share this joyous occasion. With that in mind, we appreciate your cooperation with the School's policy prohibiting smoking of any kind on campus and the serving of alcoholic beverages at school events where students are present, whether on or off campus. Please do not bring champagne or other alcoholic beverages nor cigars, e-cigarettes, vaping devices, or other tobacco-related products to any graduation event.
  • What is the dress code for Commencement Events? 
    • Community members, adults, faculty, and staff are encouraged to dress in business casual attire. Underclassmen wear their Unis. Seniors wear semi-formal or cultural attire for Orchard and white semi-formal attire for graduation
  • Where do I park? 
    • Parking areas are marked on the interactive map. Once you arrive on campus, signage will be available to help you find a convenient location to park. 
  • Will I be able to take photos? 
    • Absolutely! Please note that we will have professional photographers documenting the events, as well as several cameras/attendants running the live video broadcast. 
  • Where can I obtain additional assistance for accessibility needs?
    • Once on campus, our parking helpers will direct you to the best location for your needs, where regular golf cart shuttles will run between parking areas and the events
  • Are there any suggestions for hotels, restaurants, etc near the school?
    • Yes! We have a "Westover Local Map" of recommendations from the Westover faculty. You can visit the map here
  • What happens after Graduation? 
    • After Graduation ends, you and your party are invited to lunch with the students, faculty, and staff in the Dining Hall (9th,10th, and 11th grades and their families) or under the tent (graduates and their families)
    • Before leaving campus for summer break, all boarders must check out with their dorm faculty in person to check out 
    • Day Students should make sure to sign out of campus via REACH before departing
  • Where can I find more information?