Commencement

Below you will find the schedule of Candler School of Theology commencement events. For information regarding Emory University's commencement events, inclement weather plans and other iactivities please see the Emory University Commencement page.

Commencement Schedule


Saturday, May 10

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Candler Tour of the Rita Anne Rollins Building & John August Swanson Art Collection

Candler School of Theology Lobby, Rita Anne Rollins Building
Contact: Kelly Shannon, 404.727.6352

5 - 6 pm

Candler Singers Concert

Cannon Chapel
Come enjoy the Candler Singers in concert as they kick off Candler's Commencement Weekend! The Candler Singers, Candler’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 the Rev. Barbara Day Miller, Associate Dean of Worship and Music at Candler. The concert is free and open to the public. Parking available in the Peavine or Fishburne parking decks.
Contact: Shawn Scott, 404.727.4482

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Class of 1964 Reunion Dinner

Room 102, Rita Anne Rollins Building of Candler School of Theology, 1531 Dickey Drive
The Candler class of 1964 is invited to a 50th reunion dinner immediately following the Candler Singers Concert. The cost is $25 per person or $50 per couple. Please RSVP to candleralum@emory.edu.
Contact: Megan Lineberry, 404.727.6835

Monday, May 12

10 - 11 am

Candler School of Theology Diploma Ceremony

Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Graduates and their guests proceed to the ceremony from the Emory Commencement ceremony on the Quadrangle. Doors open at 9:30 am for attendees. Grads line up on the Glenn lawn – North Decatur Road side. The event will be live streamed.
Dean Jan Love presides.
Contact: Candler Registrar's Office

11 am - 1 pm

Candler School of Theology Commencement Lunch

Room 102, Rita Anne Rollins Building of Candler School of Theology, 1531 Dickey Drive
Following the Candler Diploma Ceremony, Candler graduates, their families and friends, along with Candler faculty and staff are invited to lunch. Registration is not required, but is greatly appreciated for an accurate catering count and dietary or accommodation concerns. Register here.
Contact: Alice Tarkington, 404.727.9142

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