Commencement Weekend 2016

Friday, April 29

1:30 – 3 p.m. in Lehman Auditorium

7:30 p.m. in Martin Chapel. Linda Alley, Director of the Congregational Resource Center and Administrative Assistant for Seminary Events, will present “Call & Dwelling for Tenuous Times.” There will be a reception for seminary graduates, their relatives and friends immediately following Baccalaureate in the seminary fellowship area.

Saturday, April 30

9 – 11 a.m. in the gathering area outside Martin Chapel – seminary graduating seniors, faculty, staff and spouses are invited to attend

2:30 p.m. in Lehman Auditorium – seminary graduates should meet in the Recital Hall of Lehman Auditorium at 1:50 p.m. for a class picture.

Dr. John D. Roth, Director of the Mennonite Historical Library and Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism at Goshen College and Editor of The Mennonite Quarterly Review.

President’s Reception
9 – 10:30 p.m. in the University Commons, second floor corridor following the undergraduate Baccalaureate service. Seminary graduates and immediate family are welcome to attend.

Special notes for seminary graduates:

  • All graduates are assessed a $60 graduation fee
  • Diplomas cannot be released until all academic requirements have been met and the student account has a zero balance
  • If you are not able to attend commencement, please contact the Seminary Dean’s Office two weeks prior to the event

Address Changes
A Seminary Graduate Information Form will be distributed near the end of the academic year. You will be asked to enter the address at which you can be reached after you graduate. Please fill in as much as you are able at the time.

All alumni are highly encouraged to let the alumni office know of any change of address whenever they move thereafter, by emailing or calling (540) 432-4294.

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