Spring 2021 Commencement Convocations

Weather plans

All Saturday commencement celebrations will proceed as scheduled. There is a chance of showers, particularly for the afternoon service at 3 p.m. but no lightning is expected. Graduates and guests should plan accordingly and bring ponchos and umbrellas just in case. 

Social Distancing

Social distancing guidelines will be followed for the safety of all students and visitors. Guests are limited to five per student based on current guidelines for Davidson County. As local health officials update the guidelines, any changes to the restrictions will be communicated prior to the graduation dates.

May 7-8, 2021

Friday, May 7, 2021 · 9 a.m.The Quad Adjacent to McClurkan Hall

  • Master of Arts
    • Worship and Leadership
    • Religion
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Science
    • Health Care Administration
    • Health Care Leadership and Innovation
    • Instructional Design & Technology
    • Management

Friday, May 7, 2021 · 3 p.m.The Quad Adjacent to McClurkan Hall

  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Specialist in Education
  • Master of Arts
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Library and Information Science
  • Master of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Master of Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy

Saturday, May 8, 2021 · 9 a.m.The Quad Adjacent to McClurkan Hall

  • Traditional Associate Degrees
  • Traditional Bachelor Degrees

Saturday, May 8, 2021 · 3 p.m. | The Quad Adjacent to McClurkan Hall

  • Non-Traditional Associate Degrees
  • Non-Traditional Bachelor Degrees

Summer Commencement Convocations 2021

Friday, August 6, 2021 · 3 p.m. | Zelma Waggoner Performance Hall, Jackson Center for Music and Worship Arts

  • Master of Science in Medicine
    • Physician Assistant Commencement Convocation & White Coat Ceremony

Other Commencement Events

Saturday, April 24, 2021 · 10 a.m. | TBD

  • Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Thursday, May 6, 2021 · 3:30 p.m.Waggoner Front Porch, by Invitation only

  • Phi Delta Lambda Induction Ceremony
    PDL Inductees represent the top 15% of the graduating class