Schedule of Commencement Events

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Commencement is on Monday, May 8, 2017

Events below with an asterisk have not been confirmed for 2017. 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 7-9) 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 3, 2017

5:30 -
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 4, 2017

3:00 -
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 -
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


7:00 -
9:00 p.m.

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


7:30 -
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


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Friday, May 5, 2017

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 -
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 2017'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 and let us know you will attend.
Contact: 
Office of University Events


5:00 -
6:00 p.m.

Oxford College Baccalaureate Service
Old Church, Oxford
For Oxford College 2017 graduates, their families and friends, faculty and staff.
Contact
: Rev. Lyn Pace, 770.784.8392 [website]


6:30 -
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 2017.  Parking available at Oxford College.
Contact: Karen Summers, 770.784.8302 [website]


6:30 -
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


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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Looking for reunion events? Click here

9:00 -
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 2017 student speaker, academic and faculty awards.
Contact:
Wendy Case , 404.727.7177 [website]


10:00 -
11:30 a.m.

Oxford College Commencement Exercises
Oxford Quad
Dean Doug Hicks presides and President Claire E. Sterk confers diplomas. Oxford's 2017 Commencement speaker is Teresa Rivero 85OX 87B 93PH, lead senior program officer with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and an Emory University trustee. The Oxford Class of 1967 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 -
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, family and other guests.
Contact
: Joe O'Geen 404.727.1154 Register Here


1:00 -
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 2017 student speaker, academic and faculty awards.
Contact: Wendy Case , 404.727.7177 [website]


3:00  -
4:00 p.m.

Sarah Hrdy 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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
6:30 p.m.

Office of Residence Life Graduation Reception
Longstreet-Means Hall, Main Lobby
Celebrate our 2017 Residence Life and Housing graduates! Invitation only to 2017 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 -
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 -
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 2017.  Academic awards are presented. A reception for the graduates and their guests follows.
Contact: Amy Bentley, 404.727.8992 [website]


6:00 -
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


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Sunday, May 7, 2017

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 in front of the Dobbs University Center 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 Asbury Circle for connection to other shuttles. 
Contact
Office 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 -
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 -
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 -
3:30 p.m.

Claes Tingvall 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 -
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 -
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 8 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 -
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 -
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 -
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


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Monday, May 8, 2017

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.


Quadrangle Ceremony

9:00 -
10:45 a.m.

The 172nd 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 Honorary Degrees and 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, Dobbs University Center (DUC)
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, Dobbs 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]


11:00 a.m.-
12:30 p.m.

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 2017. 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 7 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 2017 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 -
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]