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2018 Graduation Events Announced

End of the Spring Semester events have been announced, culminating with Northwest Christian University’s 119th Commencement on Sat. May 12, 2018, in the Morse Event Center on campus located at the corner of Alder Street and 11th Avenue. The Commencement Ceremony begins at 10:00 am.

Graduation schedule

April 26

Senior Banquet & Celebration – 6:30 pm Banquet Room

May 1

Cutting of the Ivy – 11:00 am Evans Chapel

May 3

Honors Convocation – 11:00 am Morse Event Center

May 7-11 Finals Week

May 11

Blessing of the Hands (RN to BSN Graduates) – 4:00 pm Ross Evans Chapel
Baccalaureate – 7:00 pm Ross Evans Chapel

May 12

Commencement Check-In – 8:00 am Morse Event Center
Group Photo – 8:50 am Morse Event Center
Marching Orders – 9:30 am Morse Event Center
Graduation – 10:00 am Morse Event Center

Graduation Event Information

Seniors are encouraged to check their campus e-mail and “snail mail” mailboxes for invitations to events and respond accordingly in a timely manner.

Cutting of the Ivy, Baccalaureate, Blessing of the Hands, and Graduation are open to all graduates and their families and friends. Tickets are not required to attend these events. Vehicle parking will be available in the Morse Event Center parking lot as well as along the city streets bordering the campus. Campus maps are also available.

Individual academic programs, campus organizations, music groups, and athletic teams may also have their own graduation events. Students are encouraged to check with their organization’s faculty advisor or team coaches for details.