|Date/ Time||Commencement Activity|
|Friday, May 17, 2019|
|6:30–8:30 p.m||Commencement rehearsal in Knight Performance Hall for all participating graduates|
|Saturday, May 18, 2019|
|9:15 a.m.||Participating graduates for morning ceremony assemble in regalia in Nazareth Hall, 2nd floor|
|10–11:30 a.m.||*Commencement ceremony in Knight Performance Hall|
|11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.||Commencement reception: outdoors in front of the Billy Graham Community Life Commons|
|1:15 p.m.||Participating graduates for afternoon ceremony assemble in regalia in Nazareth Hall, 2nd floor|
|2–3:30 p.m.||*Commencement ceremony in Knight Performance Hall|
|3:30–4:30 p.m.||Commencement reception: outdoors in front of the Billy Graham Community Life Commons|
*Each ceremony includes designated colleges and academic departments and schools. All majors within designated colleges/departments/schools will march with their respective college/department/school with exceptions noted below.
College of Arts & Humanities
Department of Art & Design (Also includes Visual Arts Education)
Department of Communication (Also includes Associate in Applied Science & Bible)
Department of English & Literature (Also includes Communication Arts/Literature Education)
Department of History & Related Fields
Department of Music & Theatre (Also includes Music Education)
Department of World Languages (Also includes: English as a Second Language Education, Spanish Education)
College of Behavioral & Natural Sciences
Department of Biology & Biochemistry
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Department of Mathematics & Engineering (Also includes Mathematics Education)
Department of Physical Education, Health & Kinesiology (Also includes Physical Education)
Department of Psychology
College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning
Graduate Studies (All Master’s degrees and graduate certificates)
Adult Undergraduate (Also includes Associate of Arts: General Studies)
College of Professional Studies
School of Business
School of Education (Only includes: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Social Studies Education)
School of Nursing
School of Theology & Ministry
• Department of Biblical & Theological Studies (Also includes Associate of Arts & Bible)
• Department of Christian Ministries
Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Students: Diplomas will be mailed within 4 – 6 weeks of degree completion.
Traditional Undergraduate and Dual Enrollment Students: Diplomas will be mailed beginning in late June.
Diplomas are sent after graduates have fulfilled all degree requirements and resolved any student account holds. This includes paying the graduation fee charged to the graduate's account the last term the graduate registers (undergraduate: $75; graduate: $100).
(Note: Diploma lists degree only. Transcript lists degree, major[s], and any minor[s].
A Uploma™ provides another way to display a college degree. This desktop diploma is completely customizable to fit any major, achievements, graduation year, and school pride. You may order your Uploma online.
Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Students: For spring 2019 planned graduates.
Traditional Undergraduate and Dual Enrollment Students: For spring and summer 2019 planned graduates.
Grad Expo will take place in the Nazareth Great Room on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 2–6 p.m. Grad Expo is an event that provides a "one-stop" opportunity for planned graduates to clear from campus. Students planning to graduate will receive an e-mail invitation prior to the event.