Ceremonies and Receptions


Main Ceremonies

Commencement Ceremony A

  • May 26, 2017 at 10 a.m.
  • Metzger Lawn

Cook School of Intercultural Studies
Rosemead School of Psychology
School of Science, Technology and Health
Talbot School of Theology (including Apologetics)

Mandatory Rehearsal 8:30 a.m.
Chase Gymnasium

Commencement Ceremony B

  • May 26, 2017 at 7 p.m.
  • Metzger Lawn

Crowell School of Business
School of Education
School of Fine Arts and Communication
School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Mandatory Rehearsal 5:30 p.m.
Chase Gymnasium


Commencement Speaker: Samuel Rodriguez

Receptions

Art Department

  •  May 26th Following the Commencement Ceremony
  •  The Green Art Gallery

Graduates and thier guests are invited to join the Art Department at The Green Art Gallery for a reception following the Commencement Ceremony.

Contact: rhonda.sudduth@biola.edu


Biblical Studies Department

  •  Friday, May 26 12 p.m.
  •  Cafateria Banquet Room

Contact: cristina.l.malais@biola.edu


Biological Sciences Department

  •  Friday, May 26
  •  Bardwell 112

Reception immediately following the ceremony.

Contact: amy.tan@biola.edu


Business Department

  •  Thursday, May 25 4 p.m.
  •  Embassy Suites, Brea

Crowell School of Business Senior Banquet Thursday, May 25 at 4pm, Embassy Suites, Brea. Invitation Only.

Contact: lillian.minar@biola.edu


Chemistry, Physics and Engineering Department

  •  Friday, May 26 12 p.m.
  •  Flour Fountain

Contact: peggy.giboney@biola.edu


Christian Ministries Department

  •  Various Times
  •  Various Locations
Graduation Commissioning Lunch: Thursday, May 25, from 12–1:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria Banquet Room.

Reception: Friday, May 26, at 12 p.m. in the Cafeteria Banquet Room.

Contact: cristina.l.malais@biola.edu


Cinema and Media Arts Department

  •  Friday, May 26 9 p.m.
  •  Production Center

Contact: stacy.mushakian@biola.edu


Communication Science and Disorders Department

  •  Friday, May 26 12:30–1:30 p.m.
  •  Dorthy English 64

Friday, May 26th immediately following the ceremony.

Contact: alicia.m.mccormick@biola.edu


Communication Studies

  •  Friday May 26th 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  •  Emerson Hall Back Patio

Family and special guests are welcome to attend.

Contact: kay.vinci@biola.edu


Conservatory of Music

  •  Friday, May 26 9 p.m.
  •  Crowell Annex Patio

Contact: jessica.geels@biola.edu


Cook School of Intercultural Studies

  •  Friday, May 26 12 p.m.
  •  Marshburn Hall

Reception immediately following the ceremony.

Contact: patti.colombo@biola.edu


English Department

  •  Tuesday, May 23 4:30 p.m.
  •   Cafeteria Banquet Room

Chick-Fil-A Picnic in the Cafeteria Banquet Room.


Kinesiology and Health Science

  •  Friday, May 26 12 p.m.
  •  KHPE Reception Area

Reception immediately following the ceremony.


Master of Business Administration

  •  Monday, May 22, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  •  Andrews Banquet Room​

Crowell School of Business MBA Graduation Dinner & Hooding Ceremony Monday, May 22, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm in Andrews Banquet Room

Contact: kayley.allen@biola.edu


Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAcc)

  •  Monday, May 22nd at 6:00pm
  •  The Billard Board Room​

Crowell School of Business MPAcc Graduation Dinner and Hooding, Monday, May 22nd at 6:00pm in the Billard Board Room.

Contact: amanda.oakes@biola.edu


Media, Journalism and Public Relations Department

  •  Friday, May 26 8 a.m.
  •  Business 103

Contact: mairin.mccuistion@biola.edu


Philosophy Department

  •  Thursday, May 25 5 p.m.
  •  Talon Dining Room

Rosemead Reception

  •  Thursday, May 25 11:30 a.m.
  •  Rose Hall

Luncheon Reception: Thursday, May 25th at 11:30 a.m. in Rose Hall.

Rosemead Lite Reception: Friday, May 26th 12:00 p.m. in Rose Hall


Rosemead Doctoral Reception

  •  Thursday, May 25 7 a.m.
  •  Cafeteria Banquet Room

Breakfast Reception for Rosemead Doctoral Students in the Cafeteria Banquet Room.


Sociology Department

  •  Friday, May 26 3 p.m. -4:30 p.m.
  •  The Talon

Contact: myrna.paige@biola.edu


Talbot

  •  Friday, May 26 12 p.m.
  •  Various Locations

Talbot Reception: Myers Back Lawn

Ph. D/ Ed.D Program Reception: Library Terrace