Commencement 2020 Dining

Welcome back class of 2020!

Friday, May 27-Sunday, May 29, 2022

As part of the Commencement tradition, Dining Services will be hosting the Community lunch on the Green, Dinner with the Stars and Commencement Reception for the class of 2020 graduates, families and friends.

Dining Services is looking forward to providing a dining experience in the spirit of Commencement Weekend—celebratory and exciting!

Celebratory Meals

Gluten free & vegan options will be available at all meals.

Community Lunch on the Green

The Community Lunch on the Green has a festive, casual atmosphere. Great for mingling and catching up with friends and family.

Saturday, May 28
Skinner Green Tent
11:30 am – 1 pm

  • Grilled Hamburger on a Roll
  • Beef Frankfurter in a Roll
  • Vegan Boca Burger on a Roll
  • Vegan Gluten Free Southwest Burger
  • Baked Beans
  • Vegan New England Potato Salad
  • Mixed Greens with Strawberries and Dried Fruit
  • Tuscan Farro Salad
  • Tabouli Salad
  • Assorted Desserts & Beverages

Dinner with the Stars

The Dinner with the Stars Buffet Dinner is a special time for seniors, their families, and guests to join “the Stars” under the tent on Skinner Green.

Saturday, May 28
Skinner Green Tent
5:30 – 7 pm

  • Roast Sirloin with Caramelized Shallot Demi Glace with Local Mushrooms
  • Marinated Halal Chicken with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto
  • Raspberry Salmon
  • Vegan Tofu and Broccoli in Sunflower Seed Sauce
  • Grilled Marinated Asparagus with Roasted Tomatoes
  • Oven Browned Potatoes
  • Homemade Wild Rice
  • Dinner Rolls
  • Chickpea Salad
  • Romaine and Mandarin Orange Salad
  • Assorted Desserts & Beverages

Celebratory Commencement Reception

Sunday, May 29
Skinner Green Tent
Immediately following Commencement exercises
Menu: A celebratory reception featuring a light snack and refreshments

Meals in the Dining Commons

Enjoy the Dining Commons in the Community Center, with its wonderful selection, decor and views, for limited hours during Commencement Weekend. All are welcome. View the menus.

Dining Commons and Cochary Pub hours

Guest rates are shown after each meal.

Friday, May 27

Breakfast: 7–9 am ($11.00)
Lunch: 11:30 am–2 pm ($12.50)
Dinner: 5:30–8:30 pm ($21.00)

Saturday, May 28

Breakfast: 6:30–9 am ($11.00)
Lunch: Community Lunch on Skinner Green, 11:30 am–1 pm (Dining Commons closed)
Dinner: Class dinners (Dining Commons closed to the public)

Sunday, May 29

Breakfast: 7–10 am ($11.00)
Lunch: Community Reception on Skinner Green, 1 pm
Dining Commons 11:30 am–2 pm ($12.50)
Dinner: 5–7 pm ($14.50)

Cochary Pub & Kitchen hours

Assorted hot and cold beverages. Fresh baked goods from our in house bakery

Friday, May 28

3-11 pm (Pub kitchen closed)

Saturday, May 29

1–5 pm (Pub kitchen closed)

If you have any questions about campus dining options, please email Dining Services or at call (413)-538-2100 Monday-Friday, 8:30 am–4:30 pm.