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Fax: (269) 471-6203
Graduation - Office of the President
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI

Weekend Schedule

Date Time Event Location
April 30
7:30 p.m. Rehearsal
(for graduating students)
Pioneer Memorial Church
May 1
8 p.m. Consecration Service
(for family, visitors & graduating students)
Speaker: Susan P. Zork, assistant professor of religion
Pioneer Memorial Church

Baccalaureate Services
(for graduating students, families and guests)
Speaker: Juan R. Prestol-Puesán, undertreasurer, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists; PhD candidate

May 2
9 a.m. Graduate (overflow seating in PMC Youth Chapel) Pioneer Memorial Church
  11:45 a.m. Undergraduate (overflow seating in PMC Youth Chapel and Howard Performing Arts Center)

Special Services
(for family, visitors & graduating students)
May 1
11 a.m. Ethics Oath Ceremony, School of Business Administration Garber Auditorium, Chan Shun Hall
  5 p.m. Teacher Dedication Andrews Academy Chapel
May 2
4 p.m. Department of Nursing Pinning Pioneer Memorial Church
  4 p.m. Seminary Dedication Service Seminary Chapel
  5 p.m. Department of Religion & Biblical Languages Senior Dedication Newbold Auditorium, Buller Hall
  5:30 p.m. Department of Social Work Recognition Service University Towers Auditorium

6 p.m. Department of Public Health, Nutrition & Wellness Dedication Service and Reception Howard Performing Arts Center Lobby
  6 p.m. Open House for Architecture Graduates Architecture Resource Center
  8:30 p.m. Sabbath Vespers
(for family, visitors & graduating students)
Pioneer Memorial Church
  approx. 9:15 p.m. President's Reception—Immediately following vespers
(for parents & graduating students)
Great Lakes Room, Campus Center
Commencement Services
 (for family & visitors—reserved seating only)
Overflow seating in PMC Youth Chapel—tickets not needed for overflow seating
May 3
8:30 a.m. School of Health Professions; Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary
Speaker: Humberto M. Rasi, Special Projects, Department of Education, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Pioneer Memorial Church
  11 a.m. College of Arts & Sciences
Martin Doblmeier, founder and president, Journey Films
Pioneer Memorial Church
  2 p.m. Department of Aviation; School of Architecture, Art & Design; School of Business Administration; School of Distance Education; School of Education
: Humberto M. Rasi, Special Projects, Department of Education, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Pioneer Memorial Church


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