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Graduation Schedule 2019
Graduation Schedule 2019

Schedule of Commencement Weekend Events


Commencement Rehearsal Meal 4:30 - 5:45 pm:

Colorado Springs First Church of the Nazarene, Gymnasium

  • Opportunity to fellowship and meet faculty, administration, staff, and other students.
  • Collect rehearsal instructions (and honor cords for those graduating with honors).

All graduates and their immediate family are cordially invited.

  • Please RSVP at by April 28th to indicate how many in your party will attend.

Commencement Rehearsal 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Colorado Springs First Church of the Nazarene, Worship Center

  • All graduates are required to attend. Immediate family members are welcome to observe quietly.


Commencement Ceremony 3:00 – 5:00 pm

All graduates must arrive on site with their gown, cap, and tassel in hand by 2:00 pm on Sunday.

Graduating students assemble in room M 3/4 at Springs First for processional line up precisely at 2:15 pm.

The Torch Ceremony (During Commencement Ceremony)

The Commencement service includes a long-standing tradition of the College – the Torch Ceremony. The ceremony involves each graduate moving to the platform, receiving the torch from a fellow graduate, holding the torch high while speaking, stating your name and where you live, giving an appropriate spoken vow–an expression of your heart’s purpose. (You may use your own words, words of a song, words of scripture, or a meaningful quotation, etc.) You should speak no longer than 30 seconds, and speak with sincerity and certainty, passing the torch to a fellow graduate, and returning to your seat.

Filed Under: Communicator Published: 03/04/2019

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