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Spring 2015 Commencement

Saturday, May 9

  • 1 p.m. | Undergraduate Degrees
  • School of Professional & Graduate Studies
  • 4 p.m. | Graduate Degrees
  • School of Education
  • School of Professional & Graduate Studies

Sunday, May 17

  • 1 p.m. | Undergraduate Degrees
  • College of Arts & Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Education

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Celebrate Your Success

Congratulations on your graduation!

Baker University honors graduates each winter and spring. Ceremonies are held in the George F. Collins, Jr. Sports and Convention Center on the Baldwin City campus, at the corner of Sixth and Fremont streets.

Sunday, December 14 

  • 1 p.m. | All undergraduate degrees (College of Arts and Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Education, School of Professional & Graduate Studies)
  • 4 p.m. | All graduate degrees (School of Education, School of Professional & Graduate Studies)

School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony | Dec. 12

School of Nursing graduates and their friends and family are invited to the Pinning Ceremony, 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Cathedral, 701 SW Eighth Ave., Topeka.

Commencement Brunch | Dec. 14

All who are celebrating commencement day are invited to attend brunch at the Long Student Center dining hall, at the corner of Sixth and Dearborn streets from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Graduates will be honored guests of the university and will receive a complimentary meal. Friends and family are welcome to attend for a fee of $7, which will be paid at the door. No reservations are necessary.

Commencement Receptions | Dec. 14

Receptions will be held to honor graduates, their families and friends at 2:30 p.m. in the Student Union on the Baldwin City campus, at the corner of Sixth and Dearborn.

Toast & Hooding Rehearsal for Ed.D. Degree Candidates | Dec. 14

A celebratory toast and hooding rehearsal will be held at 3 p.m. in the Holt-Russell Gallery in Parmenter Hall before the School of Education Graduate Degree Ceremony.

Worship Service | Dec. 14

The Reverend Kevin Hopkins, University Minister, will hold a brief worship service for graduates and their families at 9:30 a.m. at the Clarice L. Osborne Chapel, 515 Sixth Street. Graduates and faculty will not robe or march for this service.

Campus Attractions

The University Bookstore, first floor of the Long Student Center

  • Saturday | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Quayle Bible Collection, in the Collins Library building, 518 Eighth St.

  • Saturday, Dec. 13 | 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 14 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.