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Commencement • May 2022

Commencement ceremonies for May and August 2022 degree candidates will be held on Saturday, May 7 in Allen Arena according to the following schedule:


Friday, May 6

4:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service
Collins Alumni Auditorium

Saturday, May 7

8:15 a.m.
Graduate Rehearsal (student participation required if walking in the ceremony)

10:30 a.m.
Graduate Commencement
Allen Arena

1:15 p.m.
Undergraduate Rehearsal (student participation required)

3:30 p.m.
Undergraduate Commencement (student participation required)
Allen Arena

Graduation Events

Baccalaureate worship service

Baccalaureate Service and Reception

Baccalaureate worship service marks the spiritual formation of the students. Undergraduates were welcomed to the Lipscomb community during Initium, a devotional and torch-passing ceremony, and are released into the world during this gathering.

Nashville Pipes & Drums performs


The formal conferring of degrees occurs during the commencement ceremony. Graduates and their families will hear words of encouragement from various speakers and can celebrate this significant milestone in their lives.

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