Planning for Graduation - Evangel University be_ixf;ym_202001 d_24; ct_50


Planning for Graduation

The annual commencement ceremony will take place on Friday, May 1, 2020, at James River Church in Ozark, Missouri.

For everyone at Evangel, commencement is the culmination of all we do. We look forward to welcoming families and visitors to campus to celebrate students as they reach the distinction of “Evangel Graduate.”



Schedule of Events


Adult and Graduate Studies Events Traditional Undergraduate Events Time Location Information
Required Practice Wednesday, April 29, 4:00 p.m. Robert H. Spence Chapel REQUIRED practice for Baccalaureate & Commencement
Baccalaureate, Awards, & Hooding Ceremony Wednesday, April 29, 7:00 p.m. Robert H. Spence Chapel No practice required
President’s Reception Wednesday, April 29, 8:00 p.m. Crusader Hall Immediately following Baccalaureate for graduates and their families
Parent’s Brunch Thursday, April 30, 10:00 a.m. Crusader Hall
  • Parents only, please!
  • RSVP (TBD)
Baccalaureate, Awards, & Honors Thursday, April 30, 3:00 p.m. Robert H. Spence Chapel
  • Line up at 2:45 p.m.
  • Wear Cap & Gown
President’s Reception Thursday, April 30
4:30 p.m.
Crusader Hall
  • Immediately following Baccalaureate
  • For graduates and families
Commencement Commencement Friday, May 1, 9:30 a.m. James River Church
Ozark, MO
  • Line up at 9:00 a.m. on 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.
AGTS Commencement Information Click the link to find out more information about Baccalaureate, doctoral events, and more.

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.

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