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Graduation Events

Commencement 2023

May 3-5

Celebrate Our Fall 2022-Spring 2023 EU Graduates!

Baccalaureate ceremonies for the Graduate programs, Traditional Undergraduate programs, and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary will be held in Spence Chapel on the EU campus on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3 and 4. A Baccalaureate ceremony for Church Ministries will be held in AGTS’ Seymour Chapel on Wednesday, May 4.

The 2023 Commencement ceremony to be held at Great Southern Bank Arena (formerly John Q. Hammons (JQH) Arena) on Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 PM. Located on the Missouri State University campus just 2.5 miles from EU, Great Southern Bank Arena is a large venue that will allow the recognition of the graduates from all EU programs and will accommodate many guests.

James River Campus Graduation will be held at James River West Campus in Springfield on Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m.

2023 Graduation Activities/Ceremonies Schedule

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Ministerial Baccalaureate 4 p.m. in Seymour Chapel, AGTS.

Graduate Program Baccalaureate/Awards Ceremony – 7 p.m., Robert H. Spence Chapel, Evangel University. Students line up at 6:30 p.m. A reception for graduates and family will be held following the ceremony at 8:30 p.m. in the Mabee Student Fitness Center, Evangel University.

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Traditional Undergraduate Baccalaureate/Awards Ceremony – 9 a.m., Robert H. Spence Chapel, with overflow in Barnett Recital Hall. Faculty and students will gather at 8:30 a.m. in the East Lobby of the Barnett Fine Arts Center for the processional. A reception following the ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Mabee Student Fitness Center, Evangel University. 

AGTS IDS and D.Min. Symposium and Investitures – 10:30 a.m., AGTS.

AGTS Baccalaureate/Awards Ceremony– 1:30 p.m., Robert H. Spence Chapel, Evangel University. Students will gather at 1 p.m. for the processional. A reception following the ceremony will be held at 3 p.m., in the Mabee Student Fitness Center, Evangel University.

Commencement – 6:30 p.m., Great Southern Bank Arena (formerly known as JQH Arena), Missouri State University Campus. Graduating students and faculty will gather at 5:30 p.m. to prepare for the processional.

Friday, May 5, 2023

James River Campus Graduation – 7 p.m. at James River Church West Campus in Springfield, Missouri.