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Biola University Commencement

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Welcome to the Biola University Commencement website! Here you will find information to help you plan for our Fall commencement festivities on December 17, 2021.

Join Biola graduates, family and alumni as we celebrate and honor the Class of 2021. Together, through the power and grace of God, we are shaping the future and making an eternal impact on the world through the Lord Jesus Christ.

For Graduates

Congratulations, class of 2021! You have studied rigorously, overcome challenges, deepened your faith and become who God has called you to be. It has been a privilege to walk with you in this season of your life, and we are honored to send you off with all the pomp and circumstance!

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable commencement experience, please complete the necessary graduation requirements and plan ahead for the weekend festivities!

Plan for Graduation

For Guests

We are excited to welcome you to Biola! As you step foot on our campus, you will experience the passion and warmth of our Biola community as well as the distinct energy surrounding commencement weekend.

To ensure a smooth and memorable commencement experience, please prepare for your visit to Biola. Find information regarding tickets, accessibility accommodations, dining, lodging, flowers and more.

Plan your visit

Ceremonies and Events

In addition to the main commencement ceremonies on Friday, December 17, 2021, guests and graduates are invited to attend special events including the undergraduate baccalaureate service, senior celebration dinner, honors ceremonies and school-hosted events including hooding ceremonies and receptions.

View details about the ceremonies and special events

COVID-19 Protocol

The health and safety of all our guests and those participating are paramount during this public health crisis. We will be following all local, county and state COVID-19 health protocols. All participants are currently required to wear face coverings at all times while indoors and when gathered outdoors regardless of vaccination status. Biola University will not require proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter the event. Please visit the LA Public Health Website for current travel advisories for LA County.