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Commencement

The hard work has paid off. The papers are written, and the books are put away. Now, it’s time to celebrate. Join us in honoring the Class of 2024 at the 82nd Commencement of Cornerstone University. Together, we’ll recognize our outstanding graduates and the work they put in to achieve their goals. As they take this next step, we’ll rally around them and lift them up in prayer and praise for all the LORD has done in their lives.

This year’s commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 4  at 10 a.m. on campus. Doors open for all guests at 9 a.m. Your entire family is invited to join as we celebrate the graduates of 2024! See the information below for details regarding tickets for the Commencement Ceremony on May 4 and livestream viewing for additional family members.

Commencement Weekend Schedule

DateEventTimeLocation
Friday, May 3School of Health, Science & Technology Honors Celebration11 a.m. - noonChrist Chapel
Friday, May 3Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Pinning Ceremony
1-2 p.m.Christ Chapel
Friday, May 3School of Ministry, Media & the Arts Honors Celebration2-3:30 p.m.Pirsig-DeBruyn Chapel
Friday, May 3School of Business & Innovation Honors Celebration3-4:30 p.m.Gainey Conference Center
Friday, May 3School of Education & Human Services Honors Celebration3:30-5 p.m.Christ Chapel
Friday, May 3Cornerstone Theological Seminary Honors Celebration7-8 p.m.Matthews Performing Arts Center
Saturday, May 4Commencement With Guest Speaker Rev. Corey B. Brooks Sr.10 a.m.Bernice Hansen Athletic Center

Ceremony Livestream

A livestream of the 82nd Commencement of Cornerstone University will be available below.

Graduate Information

Graduates should arrive at 9 a.m. on May 4 to line up in the auxiliary gym. Graduate must enter the Bernice Hansen Athletic Center through the auxiliary gym door. The ceremony will last approximately two hours.

Tickets for Guests

Graduates are eligible to reserve up to four tickets for their guests. On March 11, graduates will receive information and a code via email to reserve up to four tickets for their guests. Graduates must claim tickets for their guests during March 11-22, 2024.

Tickets for Graduates

Graduates are required to have a ticket for Commencement 2024. On April 2, graduates will receive information and a code via email to reserve their ceremony ticket.

Ticket Information

Tickets are required for the 2024 Commencement ceremony on May 4. Each guest must have a ticket to enter the Bernice Hansen Athletic Center. Children aged 2 or younger do not need a ticket. Each ticket will only be scannable once.

Tickets for Guests

Graduates are eligible to reserve up to four tickets for their guests. On March 11, graduates will receive information and a code via email to reserve up to four tickets for their guests. Graduates must claim tickets for their guests during March 11-22, 2024.

Tickets for Graduates

Graduates are required to have a ticket for Commencement 2024. On April 2, graduates will receive information and a code via email to reserve their ceremony ticket.

Limited Mobility/Wheelchair Accessible Seating

Seating options are available for those with limited mobility and their family members. Chairs will be set up on the walking track on the main floor of the Bernice Hansen Athletic Center. The hospitality team will provide directional help upon your arrival. 

Overflow Seating

A ticket is required to enter the Bernice Hansen Athletic Center. Those who do not have a ticket will be directed to the overflow seating in Christ Chapel. This additional seating in Christ Chapel is within walking distance to the Bernice Hansen Athletic Center and will be playing a high-quality livestream of the ceremony.

Parking

Parking will be available in Lot A connected to the Bernice Hansen Athletic Center with overflow parking in Lots D, E, F, J and G. Directional volunteers will help guide parking. For a detailed map of campus and parking lots, click here.

Graduate Gifts from the Campus Store

Celebrate your graduate’s accomplishments with new Cornerstone gear from the Campus Bookstore!

CU Campus Store

Flowers

Flowers are a great way to celebrate and honor your graduate in a thoughtful way! We will have flowers available to order for graduates. Our partner Posh Petals is offering three beautiful bouquet styles. Bouquets can be picked up at the door on the day of the ceremonies so you can present them to your proud graduate.

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