Details and frequently asked questions about the Calvin Seminary Commencement Ceremony

Open House & Chapel on Friday, May 17

Friday, May 17 we will have an Open House from 9am - noon at the Seminary for graduates and their guests. There will be a Chapel service at 11 am, followed by donut fellowship. You will be able to pick up your regalia that day (or during the rehearsal the following day). Faculty & Staff will also be available in the building.

When and where is graduation?

The Commencement ceremony itself is Saturday, May 18 at the Covenant Fine Arts Center - it will also be livestreamed. If you are attending in person, you will need to be at the rehearsal that begins at 9 am. The doors will open for guest seating at 10 am. The Ceremony will begin at 10:30 am. After the ceremony, there will be a reception at the Seminary.

Map of Calvin Univerisity's Campus

Regalia Pickup

Regalia pickup will be Friday, May 17 from 9-12 (at the Seminary, exact location TBD), and on May 18 before the ceremony (at the CFAC).

Livestream Links

The livestream can be found on both of these pages: or

Tickets, strollers, etc.

Tickets are not required. Please do not bring strollers into the CFAC. There isn't a secure place to store them and they block the walkway.

Other Questions?

Details are emailed to graduates, so if you are a graduate: check your email, including the spam folder! If you are not a graduate, you can email with questions.