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Commencement Events Schedule

Day 1: June 19, 2014
Day 2: June 20, 2014

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

8:30am - 1:30pm: Commencement Check-in and Welcome Reception

  • 8:30am - 9:30am: Group 1 (15 graduates)
  • 9:30am - 10:30am: Group 2 (15 graduates)
  • 10:30am - 11:30am: Group 3 (15 graduates)
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm: Group 4 (15 graduates)

Commencement Check-in: Below are the steps of the check-in process for participating graduates:

  • Check-In: Verify your contact information and submit your release form.
  • Photo/DVD: Place your photo/DVD order.
  • Payment for Photo/DVD: Make payments for your photo/DVD order.
  • Regalia: Collect your regalia; try it on to ensure you have the correct size.
  • Name Pronunciation: Verify your name pronunciation with the registrar.
  • Alumni/Graduation Excursion: Pick up your tickets for Jonah, the musical.
  • Interview: If applicable, be interviewed by a GU staff member.

Welcome Reception: Enjoy refreshments and meet and greet Global University staff and faculty members. This reception is an open-house event, so it will occur simultaneously with the commencement check-in process.

(You can select your check-in time during the online registration process.)

8:30am - 1:30pm: Guided tour of the Assemblies of God National Leadership and Resource Center
If you have never toured the Assemblies of God National Leadership and Resource Center, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss. Click here for more information.

  • 8:30am - 9:30am: Group 1 (20 attendees)
  • 9:30am - 10:30am: Group 2 (20 attendees)
  • 10:30am - 11:30am: Group 3 (20 attendees)
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm: Group 4 (20 attendees)
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm: Group 5 (20 attendees)

(Tour times can be selected during the online registration process.)

Alumni/Graduation Excursion: Jonah, a musical production
Sight & Sound Theater, Branson, MO

3:00pm: Sight & Sound Theatre lobby: Arrival at Sight & Sound Theatre.

3:30 – 5:30pm: Jonah (a musical production)

Friday June 20th, 2014

Commencement Events at Central Bible College (CBC)

9:30 – 11:15am: (Central Bible College) Mandatory Rehearsal
Graduates will participate in a mandatory rehearsal. If your guests choose to stay at CBC during this rehearsal, they may tour the church facility, or relax in another area of the building. Graduates must be seated in church sanctuary by 9:15 a.m.

11:30am – 1:00pm: (CBC Dining Room) President's Luncheon
The president of Global University will host a luncheon in honor of the 2014 Graduates.

3:00 – 4:30pm: Special Photo Session
If you would like a special photo with the president and/or with your guests taken by our professional photographer; it will be taken at this time.

4:30 – 5:00pm: (Central Bible College) Robing with Regalia
Graduates will use the designated dressing rooms to put on their regalia. GU staff will be available to assist the graduates.

5:00pm: (Central Bible College) Group Photo
Our professional photographer will take a group picture of all the graduates. A GU staff member will escort the graduates to the location where the photo will be taken.

5:45pm: (Central Bible College: Lobby) Line up for the processional

6:00pm: (Central Bible College: Sanctuary) Commencement Ceremony

Following the recessional, a cake and punch reception will be provided at Central Bible College. All graduates and guests are encouraged to attend the reception.