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Nazarene Bible College




2016 Commencement


Nazarene Bible College will welcome visitors and guests of the 2016 graduating class during the annual Commencement events held on campus May 27-29. A brief schedule of events is shown below.


A list of hotels in close proximity to Nazarene Bible College has been compiled to assist out-of-town visitors. Special room rates have been agreed to by some of these hotels for anyone attending Nazarene Bible College Commencement events.



To ensure a wonderful Commencement weekend, please review the procedures found in the General Information and individual events sections. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact the Registrar's Office at (719) 884-5081.


2016 Graduate Chapel Services

Tuesday, May 24

The Graduate Chapel will begin at 7:30 pm in Strickland Chapel. The theme is Graduates Testimonies. Students should wear cap and gown.

2016 Commencement Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 27

  • Open House for all Graduates (3:30-5 pm)
  • Picnic/Rehearsal (Picnic: 5 pm — Rehearsal: 6-8 pm)
    RSVP to the Registrar's office (719-884-5081 or Email)
    × Picnic Canceled

    Due to the inclement weather and the threat of more rain, please note that the Graduate Picnic has been canceled for Friday.

    The convocation and commencement rehearsals will be held as scheduled.

Saturday, May 28

  • Convocation/Tree Planting Ceremony, 9:30 am Apostle's Court. Wear cap and gown.
  • Alumni-Graduate Luncheon (12 pm)
    DoubleTree Hotel — 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
    Class Reunions — Class of '75, '80, '85, '90, '95, '00, '05, '10
    Apostles' Reunion will be held following the Alumni/Graduate Luncheon
    Purchase tickets and make menu selections online at Contact Kathy Matson, in the President’s Office, with questions at 719-884-5002 or Email.

Sunday, May 29

  • Commencement, 3 pm
    Nazarene Bible College Strickland Chapel
    Graduates should arrive by 2 pm