2015 Graduation Events

_DSC5199The annual commencement ceremony will take place Friday, May 1, 2015 at James River Church in Ozark, Missouri.

For everyone at Evangel, commencement is the culmination of all we do. We look forward to welcoming the families and visitors who will join us to watch their students reach the distinction of “Evangel graduate.”

Get a sneak peek of commencement from our video blog series.


Full Schedule of Events

Event Time Location Information
Required Practice for traditional undergraduate students Wednesday, April 29, 4 p.m. Evangel Chapel
  • Required Practice for Baccalaureate & Commencement
Adult and Graduate Studies Baccalaureate Wednesday, April 29, 7 p.m. Evangel Chapel
  • No rehearsal required.
  • Arrive at 6:30 p.m. in cap and gown.
President’s Reception Wednesday, April 29, 8 p.m. immediately following baccalaureate Crusader Hall
  • Parents and friends welcome
  • RSVP
Parent’s Brunch Thursday, April 30, 10:30 a.m. Crusader Hall
  • Parents only, please
  • RSVP
Baccalaureate, Awards, and Honors Day for undergraduates Thursday, April 30, 3 p.m. Evangel Chapel
  • Line up at 2:45 p.m.
  • Wear Cap & Gown
President’s Reception Thursday, April 30, Immediately following Baccalaureate Crusader Hall
  • For Graduates and Families
Commencement Friday, May 1, 9:30 a.m. James River Church 
Ozark, MO
  • Line up at 9:00 a.m. in the 2nd Floor overlooking the Atrium/Commons area.
  • Please allow at least 45 minutes to travel from Evangel to James River Church.
  • Open Seating for families.
  • Doors to the Sanctuary open at 8 a.m.

Note: Remember, Caps and Gowns are distributed by the Bookstore for undergraduate students and by the Adult and Graduate Studies offices for adult and graduate students.

Additional Information

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