Commencement 2023

Saturday, May 6, 2023, Candler Graduate Recognition Ceremony

The Candler School of Theology Graduate Recognition Ceremony will take place in person on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. EDT.

The ceremony will be livestreamed on the Candler website.


The ceremony will be held in the sanctuary of Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, 1660 N. Decatur Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307.

Parking is available in the Fishburne Parking Deck (nearest Glenn), 1672 N Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 30322 or the Peavine Parking Deck (nearest Candler) 29 Eagle Row NE, Atlanta, GA 30322. 

Doors will open for guest seating at 8:30 a.m.

Graduates should plan to arrive for check in and line up at 8:15 a.m. on the N. Decatur Road side of Glenn Memorial.

The event will be live streamed and available on this webpage.

A Graduate Recognition brunch will be served immediately following the ceremony at 11:00 a.m. at Candler School of Theology, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA, 30322.

Registration is required for grads and their guests for both the Graduate Recognition Ceremony and the brunch. Register here by Friday, April 21, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. EDT. 

Monday, May 8, 2022: Emory University Commencement Ceremony on the Quadrangle

All graduate and professional students are encouraged to attend the University Ceremony on the Emory Quadrangle on Monday, May 8 at 8:30 a.m.

This is a ticketed event and registration is currently closed. For any inquiries regarding tickets for the University Ceremony please contact

Questions? Email and include "Commencement 2023" in the email subject line.