Campus beauty shot of the chapel

Commencement Events

Toast & Hooding Rehearsal for Ed.D. Degree Candidates | Friday May 14, 2021

The Doctoral Toast and Hooding Rehearsal begins at 9:15 a.m. (45 minutes before the Commencement ceremony) in the Graduate Lineup area which is designated on the map below. This area is located in the baseball parking lot west of the Liston Stadium.

Parking, Gates & Lineup Area

School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony | Friday, May 21, 2021

School of Nursing graduates are invited to attend the School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. at the Stormont Vail Health Campus in the Pozez Auditorium. In accordance with safety protocols, no guests will be allowed, but friends and family may watch the ceremony on Zoom.  Please contact Cara Bonfiglio to receive a Zoom link for this event at

Graduation Prayer Time with RevKev | Saturday, May 22, 2021

The Rev. Kevin Hopkins, minster to the university, will hold a brief, personal prayer time with individual graduates and their families to celebrate this milestone event. Come to the Chapel anytime between 9 and 10 a.m.