May Commencement & Baccalaureate

Berea College’s May Commencement and Baccalaureate ceremonies are held early in May each spring, and celebrate the culmination of students’ hard work and accomplishments. Congratulations, Graduates!

For a detailed schedule of the weekend’s events, visit Upcoming Deadlines & Events.
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Commencement

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Seabury Center, Main Arena
Speaker: TBA

Live streaming video of the Berea College Commencement Exercises will be available on the Graduation & Commencement homepage on May 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Commencement Program: May 3, 2020 (Will be posted Commencement weekend)

Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Phelps Stokes Chapel

No tickets are required for the Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony.

Baccalaureate

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2020
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Phelps Stokes Chapel
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Loretta Reynolds

No tickets are required for Baccalaureate. Graduates will have their blue Berea College stoles vested by Alumni Association Representatives at the Baccalaureate ceremony.