Commencement Day

Please read the instructions below according to your ceremony date and time. 

Wednesday, December 11 at 9:30 AM
- College of Architecture, Visual Arts and Design
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
- College of Health Science
- School of Business
- School of Education
- School of Music
Wednesday, December 11 at 2:00 PM
- College of Engineering
- College of Nursing
- School of Christian Ministries
- Online and Professional Studies



Morning Ceremony 

  • Morning of Wednesday December 11, 2019
  • Arrive at the Recreation Center by 8:30 AM for:
    • Check-in
    • Rehearsal
    • Come dressed and ready! 
      • Cap, gown and tassel
        • Caps should be pinned and hair should be hairsprayed, if needed. 
      • Hood (doctoral and masters students)

Afternoon Ceremonies 

  • Afternoon of Wednesday, December 11, 2019
  • Arrive at the Recreation Center by 1 PM for:
    • Check-in
    • Rehearsal
    • Come dressed and ready!
      • Cap, gown and tassel 
        • Caps should be pinned and hair should be hairsprayed, if needed. 
      • Hood (doctoral and masters students)

Please note: Regalia will not be provided the day of Commencement.

Accommodations for Graduates

Graduates who are in need of any kind of special accommodations due to disabilities or health conditions should send an email to commencement@calbaptist.edu. Our goal is to assess your needs and make personalized accommodations to make this day of celebration enjoyable. Please contact our office via email no later than Friday, November 15, 2019 so we can make the appropriate arrangements for your needs.