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Seminary San Diego Commencement

Note: Seminary does not hold Winter Commencement ceremonies, the following information is for Spring 2016 graduates.

Graduation Banquet

Friday, May 27
6:30 p.m.
Seminary Chapel
By invitation only

Graduating students will receive an invitation and may bring 1 guest. You and your guest will receive a complimentary dinner. Additional dinner guests are $40 each. Please RSVP by the date on your invitation.

Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 28
10 a.m. | Doors open 9:30 a.m. | Ceremony about 2 hours
4747 College Avenue
San Diego, CA 92115

Students, mentors, and faculty must be at lineup at 9 a.m. at the Seminary.

Commencement Reception

A reception for graduates, guests, faculty, and staff will take place at the seminary following the ceremony. Light appetizers, cake, punch, and coffee will be served. This time of celebration typically lasts until 2 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for individual and group photos.


Facilities and parking at the church and on campus are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Guests who need accessible seating should arrive when doors open at 9:30 a.m. If you have questions about accessible seating, email Sherry Stockton at s-stockton@bethel.edu as soon as possible.


Email Sherry Stockton at s-stockton@bethel.edu.