Schedule of Events

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Commencement is on Monday, May 14, 2018

This schedule is based on events that happened in 2017. Events below with an asterisk have not been confirmed for 2018. We recommend that you return to this site frequently for event updates as details are subject to change.

Helpful tip: When booking your travel, it is helpful to know that the majority of graduation receptions and ceremonies open to family and guests are on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (May 12-14) with the bulk of the events on Sunday and Monday. We recommend avoiding early afternoon return travel on Monday (evening travel is better) in case ceremonies are delayed because of weather.  

We recommend you visit this site frequently for event updates as details are subject to change throughout the spring semester. Looking for Alumni Reunion schedules? Click here for major reunion events during Commencement Weekend.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Senior Wonderful Wednesday*
Asbury Circle
A beloved Emory tradition, Wonderful Wednesday brings students together
weekly to foster a sense of community in a fun, interactive setting in the
middle of campus. The last Wonderful Wednesday of the academic year is
hosted exclusively for the senior class - a final hoorah and celebration for
our soon-to-be new grads and their journey ahead. Food and beverages
provided. Casual attire. Registration link coming soon.
Contact: 
Dejanae Banks, 404.712.8995

Thursday, May 10, 2018


3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Oxford Continuee Reception*
Miller-Ward Alumni House
Annual reception to visit with Oxford College alumni scheduled
to graduate from Emory University. Open to Oxford College
Junior and Senior Continuees. No charge; Registration required.
Parking at the Miller-Ward Alumni House
Contact: Tammy Camfield, 770.784.8414 [website]


4:00 p.m.

PhD Program Reception*
W320, Goizueta Business School
Contact: Allison Gilmore, 404-727-6353

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Class Day*

Glenn Memorial Auditorium
For baccalaureate degree candidates of Emory College of
Arts and Sciences, the Goizueta Business School, the Nell
Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, and the Bachelor of
Medical Science program. Featuring the student-selected
Class Day Speaker, awarding of the Boisfeuillet Jones Medals,
and the Brit Katz Senior Appreciation Award. Tickets/RSVP
are not required,
but the event is only open to the graduating
seniors from Emory College, Nursing, Business (BBA), and
Bachelor of Medical Science (sorry, guests not permitted because
of limited seating). Shuttles are available to transport students to
the Emory Conference Center Hotel after Class Day to participate
in the Emory Senior Class Reception, Candlelight Crossover, and
dessert reception.

Contact: Office of University Events


Oxford College Sophomore Banquet*
Dining Hall  
Open to Oxford sophomores only. No charge. RSVP required.
Contact:
Shannon Walker, [website]

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Emory Senior Class Reception & Candlelight Crossover*
Emory Conference Center Hotel
For students graduating with bachelor's degrees from Emory
College of Arts and Sciences, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School
of Nursing, Goizueta Business School (BBA) and Bachelor of
Medical Science; others by invitation only. The reception offers
light refreshments and an opportunity for students to celebrate
their graduation with one another before commencement events
that are open to family and guests begin. The reception ends with
the traditional Coca-Cola Toast by a distinguished faculty member
and a ceremonial Candlelight Crossover Ceremony to the Miller-Ward
Alumni House where students are greeted by their now-fellow alumni
and Emory staff.
RSVPs via emoryoue.wufoo.com/forms/senior-class-reception/
are required from all attendees.
Shuttles are available to transport
passengers from campus.

Contact: Andrea Lentz, 404.727.6054


9:00 p.m. Senior Dessert Reception*
Miller-Ward Alumni House
For students graduating with bachelor's degrees from Emory College
of Arts and Sciences, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing,
Goizueta Business School (BBA) and Bachelor of Medical Science.
Shuttles are available to return you to campus following this event.
Contact
: Ambra Yarbrough 404.727.1703

Friday, May 11, 2018

10:30 a.m.

International Graduation Recognition Ceremony*
Cox Hall Ballroom
The Office of International Student Life and Emory Alumni Association
will host this new International Graduation Recognition Ceremony.
Students must sign up to participate in a special recognition ceremony
that all families and friends are welcome to attend. There is a fee to
attend. Registration link and details can be found here.
Contact:
Office of International Student Life


11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Shepard Award Oral Presentation and Luncheon*
Rollins School of Public Health, Claudia Nance Building -
Lawrence P. and Ann Estes Klamon Room

All Rollins School of Public Health students, faculty and staff are welcome.
No charge.
Contact:
David Howard, 404.712.3907 or Erin Cahill, 404.727.2097 [website]

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

100 Senior Honorary Reception*
Miller-Ward Alumni House
For graduates selected to join the 100 Senior Honorary and graduates' families.
Invitation only.  Registration required via website.
Contact:
Gloria Grevas, 404.717.1911 [website] [Registration]


4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Baccalaureate Service
Cannon Chapel
The Baccalaureate service is a gathering for Emory seniors, campus faith leaders
and Emory administrators to collectively reflect upon and celebrate the Class of
2018's college experience during the past four years. Inspired by our diverse
community, Emory University's Baccalaureate service is a multi-religious common
space of reflection through expressions of art, song, spoken word, and dance,
jointly developed by students and university faith leaders. Seniors should wear
gowns, caps not required. Light reception to follow in Brooks Commons. Seniors,
please click here to RSVP.
Contact: 
Office of University Events

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Oxford College Baccalaureate Service*
Old Church, Oxford
For Oxford College 2018 graduates, their families and friends, faculty and staff.
Contact
: Rev. Lyn Pace, 770.784.8392 [website]


6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Oxford Baccalaureate Dinner*
Haygood Residence Hall Lawn
Students and their parents are invited to dinner with members of the Oxford faculty
and staff on the Haygood Lawn following the Baccalaureate Service. Specific
information on reservations will be available on the Oxford College website (link
below) in spring 2018. Parking available at Oxford College.
Contact: Karen Summers, 770.784.8302 [website]

6:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Emory Hillel Graduation Shabbat*
Marcus Hillel Center at 735 Gatewood Road, Atlanta, GA 30322
Emory Hillel invites graduating seniors and their families to join together for their last
Shabbat services and dinner as students at the Marcus Hillel Center. Students and
their families should register by clicking here.
Services at 6:30 p.m. and Dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Russ Shulkes, 404.963.2548

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Looking for reunion events? Click here

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Commencement Legacy Breakfast & Medallion Ceremony*
Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Graduating Legacy students of all schools receive their Legacy medallions which are
worn at Commencement. Join us for a light breakfast, followed by the Medallion
Ceremony in Glenn Auditorium. By invitation only for graduating Legacy students,
with at least one parent, grandparent, or sibling alumnus/a, and their families.
RSVP by online registration link - included in invite.
Parking: Fishburne Parking Deck.
Contact: Carol So, 404.712.8418 [website] [Registration]


9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Goizueta Business School Weekend Executive MBA Graduation Celebration
and Reception*

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall; Reception -
Gilham Executive Commons, Room W525 Goizueta Foundation Center

For all graduating Weekend Executive MBA students and their guests. Class of
2018 student speaker, academic and faculty awards.
Contact:
Wendy Case , 404.727.7177 [website]

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Oxford College Commencement Exercises*
Oxford Quad
Dean Doug Hicks presides and President Claire E. Sterk confers diplomas. Oxford's
2018 Commencement speaker is to be announced in the coming months.
The
Oxford Class of 1968 will process for the Corpus Cordis Aureum and celebrate
their 50th Class Reunion. Parking around periphery of the campus.
Contact
: Karen Summers 770.784.8302 [website]


10:00 a.m. - noon Alumnae and Women of Emory Welcome and Graduation Brunch*
Miller Ward Alumni House, Governor's Hall
All female identifying graduates are invited to a brunch with the Alumnae and Women
of Emory, one of Emory's alumni affinity groups. While AWE chapters are primarily
located in Atlanta and New York City, all women graduating this year from any school
at Emory are invited to enjoy a wonderful mid-morning brunch with fellow alumnae.
The fee is $15 for graduating students and $20 for alumnae, and other guests.

Contact
: Joe O'Geen 404.727.1154 Register Here

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Goizueta Business School BBA Graduation Celebration and Reception*
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall,
Additional Viewing Rooms 204 and 208

The graduation address, class speaker, honors and awards, including serious and
fun presentations. Reception following the event on Patterson Green. No tickets
required for either event. Seating for the Ceremony will be first come, first served
and overflow will be available at Goizueta. Overflow viewing will have light
refreshments available and is an ideal environment for individuals with young
children or who may have limitations preventing sitting comfortably for the duration
a 2+ hour program.
Contact:
Jessica Lowy, 404.727.2713 [website]


1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Goizueta Business School
Modular Executive MBA Graduation Celebration and Reception*

Michael C. Carlos Museum, Reception Hall, 3rd floor
For all graduating Modular Executive MBA students and their guests. Class of 2018
student speaker, academic and faculty awards.
Contact: Wendy Case , 404.727.7177 [website]

3:00  p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Honorary Degree Recipient Public Lecture*
Anthropology Building, Room 303
Dr. Hrdy will give a lecture titled, "The role of developement in the emergence of
emotionally modern humans." In this lecture Sarah Hrdy will explore cognitive
and emotional implications of shared care for mothers, for allomothers (males and
female group members other than the mother), and especially for infants
developing in what (for an ape) was an evolutionarily novel social context. The
event is presented by the Departments of Anthropology and Psychology.
Reception to follow in Anthropology Building, Room 206. No tickets required.
Contact: Lora McDonald, 404.727.4123


3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Modupe Dayo*
Cox Hall Ballroom (3rd Floor)

A tradition at Emory since 1994, Modupe Dayo is an African-themed graduation
ceremony sponsored by the Black Student Alliance, the Caucus of Emory Black
Alumni, and the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services. The ceremony
honors the successful completion of the undergraduate careers of African
American students at Emory. This ceremony features African dancers, a Rite of
Passage ceremony, pays tribute to ancestors and African American heritage and
includes a Coke toast. It is followed by a reception for the candidates' families,
friends, Emory mentors, administrators, and staff. Shuttles provided from Peavine
Parking area to Cox Hall.
Contact:
Megan Pendleton, 404.727.8417


3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

School of Nursing Awards Celebration*
Glenn Memorial Auditorium
The School of Nursing recognizes its high-achieving students at this year's Awards
Celebration. This event includes the stole and pin presentation for BSN and MSN
degree candidates, the distribution of the school's highest awards, and the class
speaker. Tickets are not required for this ceremony. There is no limit on the number
of guests; seating is first-come, first-served.
All students line-up outside Glenn Memorial at 2:15 p.m.
Contact:
Arnita Howard, 404.712.6826 [website] Register here


4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Goizueta Business School Evening MBA Graduation Celebration and Reception*
Goizueta Business School, Boynton Auditorium, Room 130; Additional Viewing - Room 231;
Reception - Gilham Executive Commons, Room W525 Goizueta Foundation Center

For all Evening MBA students and families. Featuring multimedia presentation,
speakers, student and faculty awards. A reception follows the ceremony.
Contact: Becky Gunter, 404.712.6649 [website]

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

ChaiTunes Family and Friends Concert*
Oxford Road Building, Admissions Presentation Theater
ChaiTunes, Emory's Jewish a cappella group, will be celebrating family and friends in
their final performance of the year. Free and open to all. No prior ticket purchase
required. Parking at the Oxford Road Buidling parking deck.
Contact: Adam Feldenkris, 440.662-3496


4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Office of Residence Life Graduation Reception*
Longstreet-Means Hall, Main Lobby
Celebrate our 2018 Residence Life and Housing graduates! Invitation only to 2018
Residence Life and Housing graduates and their families. No charge. Register via
link included in electronic invitation.

Contact:  Ryan Roche, 404.727.4144

5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Candler Singers Concert*
Cannon Chapel
Come enjoy the Candler Singers in concert as they kick off Candler's Commencement
Weekend! The Candler Singers, Candler School of Theology's premier musical
ensemble comprised of students preparing for a variety of ministries in the church,
the academy, and the world, present a concert of church music from around the
globe, featuring classical, contemporary, folk, and spiritual genres. The Singers are
directed by David B. Daniel, Assisstant Professor in the Practice of Music Ministry:
Director of Chapel Music. The concert is free and open to the public.
Parking available in the Peavine or Fishburne parking decks.
Contact:
Development and Alumni Relations Office, 404.727.6352


5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Goizueta Business School Full-time MBA Graduation Celebration and Reception*
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall; Reception -
Patterson Green

For all graduating full-time MBA students and their guests. Keynote speaker and
student graduation speeches by the Class of 2018. Academic awards are presented.
A reception for the graduates and their guests follows.
Contact: Amy Bentley, 404.727.8992 [website]

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

CARAS, Celebrating Accomplishments and Recognizing Academic Success*
 
Harland Cinema, Dobbs University Center
CARAS is a commencement celebration linked to Latino and Hispanic traditions
sponsored by the Latino Student Organization and the Office of Multicultural
Programs and Services. The purpose of this ceremony is to acknowledge and
commend the accomplishments of graduating members of the Latino/Hispanic
community at the university. The ceremony consists of sashing and candle-lighting
rituals and includes special Latino and Hispanic cultural recognitions. A reception
with entertainment follows for students' families, friends, Emory mentors, faculty,
administrators and staff in the Winship Ballroom.
Contact:
Tiffany Del Valle, 404.727.2035

Sunday, May 13, 2018

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

President's Open House

Lullwater House
For all graduating students, their families and guests, and alumni. Hosted by
President Claire Sterk and Dr. Kirk Elifson. Graduates, alumni, and their guests
are invited
to tour Lullwater House. Shuttle buses located at Woodruff Circle and
at the Michael Street Parking Deck for transport to Lullwater House. Return
shuttles provided from Lullwater House back to
the Michael Street Parking Deck
and
Woodruff Circle for connection to other shuttles. 

ContactOffice of University Events [more information]
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Aural Pleasure A Cappella's Friends & Family Concert *
Dobbs University Center (DUC), Harland Cinema
Aural Pleasure, Emory's oldest co-ed a capella group, has its annual friends
& family concert as the group's last performance of the year. Open to all,
free of charge. Parking at Peavine Deck.
Contact:
David Pruchno, 314.409.1771

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The Cherry Emerson Memorial Alumni Concert*
Miller-Ward Alumni House
Acclaimed pianist and Emory Professor William Ransom is joined in this
classical concert. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy this amazing concert.
Open to all. No charge; Registration requested via website. Parking available
at the Miller-Ward Alumni House
.
Contact:
Michele Obester, 404.712.5978 [website] [registration]


11:30 a.m. Dooley Noted Friends and Family Concert*
Presentation Theater, Oxford Road Building
Dooley Noted presents their last concert of the year. Open to all.
No charge.
Registration requested.
Contact
: Henry Austin Hays

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Gathering Concert*
Math and Science Building, Room N304
The Gathering a cappella, Emory's only all-female a cappalla group, will be
having their annual Friends and Family Concert to celebrate the group's last
performance of the year. Open to all. No charge. Refreshments provided.
Contact
Nivedita Potapragada 317.460.3840

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Honorary Degree Recipient Public Lecture*
White Hall, Room 208
Dr. Tingvall will give a lecture titled, "The Story and Promise of Vision Zero
- Applying the Concept of Elimination to Road Traffic Deaths." At the Swedish
Transport Administration, Dr. Tingvall led the development of the Vision Zero
policy, the goal of which was a road transport system free of death and serious
injury resulting from road crashes. Vision Zero was presented in 1995 and adopted
by the Swedish Parliament in 1997. Since then, the vision has been adopted
worldwide, including in the United States in 2016. This lecture is presented by the
Task Force for Global Health. Reception to follow. No tickets required. 
Contact
Mark Rosenberg

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Emory College of Arts and Sciences Honors Ceremony*
Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Dean Michael Elliott presides. Recognition of academic honorees. For graduating
seniors who have completed the College Honors Program, their parents, Honors
committee directors, and College faculty. A reception on the Glenn Lawn will
follow at 4:00 p.m. This event is always filled to capacity and seating is extremely
limited. For your safety, we are not permitted to allow guests to stand or sit in the
aisles, vestibule, or areas reserved for the students. We recommend that you arrive
early to ensure a seat.
Contact:
Dr. Jason Ciejka 404.727.0674


3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Laney Graduate School Master's Ceremony*
Emory Conference Center Hotel, Silverbell Pavilion
For graduates earning their Master's degree. Students will receive their diploma
covers at this ceremony and will pick up their diplomas on Monday, May 14 in the
Laney Graduate School. Reception for graduates, families and guests immediately
following in the Lullwater Ballroom at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. Students,
families and guests are also invited to attend the Emory University Commencement
Ceremony the following morning on the quadrangle.
Contact:
 Tamika Hairston 404.727.6033

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

AHANA A Cappella Friends and Family Concert*
Dobbs University Center (DUC), Harland Cinema
Tickets not required. Open to all. Join us for our final concert of the year.


4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. No Strings Attached Friends and Family Concert*
Dobbs University Center (DUC), Winship Ballroom
No Strings Attached, Emory's all male a capella group, traditionally have a
friends and family concert as the group's last performance of the year.
Open to all. No charge. Registration requested. Parking at Peavine Deck.
Contact: 
Wiston Leung  [website]

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Laney Graduate School Reception for Master's and PhD Graduate School
Degree Candidates*
Emory Conference Center Hotel, Lullwater Ballroom
All Master's and PhD degree candidates are invited to attend this reception
along with their families and guests.
Contact:
 Tamika Hairston 404.727.6033

Monday, May 14, 2018

The information below describes events planned for fair weather (the weather typical for May in Atlanta). In case we experience inclement weather, please refer to the Inclement Weather page on this website.

9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

The 173rd Commencement Exercises of Emory University

The Quadrangle
We recommend that guests arrive on campus at 7:00 a.m. to avoid area
congestion. Students line up at 8:00 a.m. The grand academic procession begins
at 9:00 a.m. featuring a pipe & drum band, the faculty of the University, the
Board of Trustees, the deans and vice presidents, and award recipients. Degree
candidates, marching behind banners and led by faculty marshals, enter the
Quadrangle from all four corners. Members of corpus cordis aureum (alumni who
graduated 50 or more years ago) also march in the procession. President Claire
E. Sterk, Emory's twentieth president, presides over the exercises. The ceremony
includes the Commencement speaker, the conferral of awards, and the conferral of
degrees en masse. Degree candidates rise and are presented as a school by their
academic dean and are represented on-stage by student marshals. At the
conclusion of the ceremony the degree candidates are marched to school-hosted
diploma ceremonies and receptions at the locations and times listed below. The
Emory College of Arts and Sciences new graduates remain on the Quadrangle for
their diploma ceremony which begins shortly thereafter.

View the Planning your Visit section of this website for important parking/shuttle
information, maps, and other information. This ceremony (and the Emory College of
Arts and Sciences diploma ceremony) are webcast live, available for viewing on
Emory Television Channel 28.1(QAM), simulcast in rooms 206, 207, and 208 of White
Hall and at various locations on campus. 

ContactOffice of University Events


10:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Emory College of Arts and Sciences Diploma Ceremony
Quadrangle
Graduating seniors and their guests remain on the Quadrangle following the
completion of the University commencement exercises. Dean Michael Elliott presides
over the presentation of diplomas. A professional photographer takes pictures as
each graduate crosses the stage. Proofs and information on viewing the photographs
of the ceremony will be mailed to the student's home address of record.
Contact: Dr. Megan Friddle, 404.712.7936

11:00 a.m.
 

Medical Imaging Program Diploma Pre-Reception and Diploma Ceremony*
Harland Cinema, Alumni Memorial University Center (AMUC)
Graduates and their guests proceed to the reception in the Winship Ballroom, Dobbs
University Center, from the Quadrangle at 11:00 a.m. The diploma ceremony will
follow in the Harland Cinema, Alumni Memorial University Center at 12:30 p.m. 
Tickets are not required.
Contact:Candice McLean, 404.712.1160


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

School of Law Diploma Ceremony and Reception*
Gambrell Hall, South Lawn
Graduating students and their guests proceed to the South Lawn ceremony from
the Quadrangle. Dean Robert Schapiro presides. Please note that a professional
photographer takes photographs of each student receiving a diploma. Reception
immediately following the ceremony in Grambrell Hall, 1st floor.
Contact:
Katherine Hinson, 404.727.6889


11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Goizueta Business School Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Diploma Ceremony*
George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center (WoodPEC)
Graduates and their guests proceed to the ceremony from the Quadrangle.
Reception immediately following the ceremony at the Goizueta Business School,
Patterson Green.
Contact: 
Harriet Ruskin, 404.727.6644 [website]


Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Diploma Ceremony*
Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building (WHSCAB) Auditorium
Graduates and their guests proceed to the ceremony from the Quadrangle.
Reception immediately following the diploma ceremony in WHSCAB Plaza. Tickets
are required and are distributed to the degree candidates in early May.
Contact: Ella Pollard, 404.712.5687
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Candler School of Theology Commencement Brunch*
Candler School of Theology Atrium and Plaza
Candler graduates, their families, and friends, along with Candler faculty and staff
are invited to brunch following Commencement on the Qudrangle at 11:00 a.m.
Registration is not required, but is greatly appreciated for an accurate catering
count and dietary or ADA accomommodation.
Click for: Registration  or Additional Information.
Contact: Alice Tarkington, 404.727.9142


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Doctor of Medicine Diploma Ceremony*
Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Interim Dean David S. Stephens presides in honor of the Class of 2018.
Recognition of honors, dual degrees, class accomplishments and the Hippocratic
Oath are highlighted. Arrangements for seating for guests with special disability
needs are made through the Office of Medical Education and Student Affairs.
Tickets are required and are distributed to the degree candidates in late April. 
Contact: Mary Kaye Garcia 404.727.5655

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Diploma Ceremony*
McDonough Field
Graduates and their guests proceed to the ceremony from the Quadrangle. Please
note that professional photographers take photographs of each student receiving a
diploma. Reception immediately following the ceremony for graduates and their
guests at the School of Nursing. No tickets are required. Guests are seated on a
first-come, first-served basis.
Contact: Arnita Howard, 404.712.6826 [website] Register here


11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Goizueta Business School Master of Business Administration (MBA) Reception
and Diploma Ceremony*

The reception takes place at Patterson Green at the Goizueta Business School.
Diploma ceremony immediately following reception at approximately 12:45 p.m. at
the George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center (WoodPEC).
Contact: Harriet Ruskin  404.727.6644

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Genetic Counseling Training Program Diploma Ceremony*
Whitehead Auditorium, Whitehead Biomedical Research Bldg.
Graduates and their guests proceed to the ceremony from the Quadrangle. Reception
immediately following the diploma ceremony in
the lobby adjoining the auditorium.
Contact:Cathy Jackson, 404.727.2931


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Laney Graduate School PhD Ceremony*
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
For candidates earning PhD degrees. Reception is being held on Sunday, May 13 at
4:00 p.m. at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.
Contact:
 Tamika Hairston 404.727.6033 [website]

1:15 p.m.

MD Program Reception*
James B. Williams Medical Education Building
For graduates, guests, faculty, and staff - a lunch reception will immediately follow
the 11:00 a.m. School of Medicine Dipolma ceremony. Several M.D. graduates will
receive a promotion in the military and their ceremony will be held during the
reception.
Contact:
Mary Kaye Garcia 404.727.5655


1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Candler School of Theology Diploma Ceremony*
Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Candler School of Theology graduates and their families gather for the 2018
Diploma Ceremony in the sanctuary of Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church on
the Emory campus. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. for attendees. Graduates line up on the
Glenn lawn (North Decatur Road side) at 1:00 p.m. Dean Jan Love presides.
Contact: 
Candler Registrar's Office [website]

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Rollins School of Public Health Diploma Ceremony*
McDonough Field
Dean James Curran will confer degrees upon all MPH and MSPH candidates.
Contact: Brittany Romanson, 404.712.0672 [website]