Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremony‚ÄĆ

Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary - MacGorman Chapel
4616 Stanley Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76115 | (Get Directions)

How to Participate

Students who wish to graduate must submit a graduation application. Applications received after the deadline will be charged a late fee of $29 in accordance with catalog policy. Applications received within two months of graduation will be charged $203.

Graduation applications will not be accepted less than one month prior to a graduation date. Other important application processes include:

  • Checking your student record to ensure you are in the correct major and catalog year.
  • If a major, minor or catalog year change is needed, please see the Office of Student Records for the necessary paperwork.
  • Students wishing to graduate must meet all requirements on the graduation checklist.
  • Visit the Registrar's commencement website for more information on graduation requirements and fees.
  • Deadline to apply for Spring 2016 graduation: November 2, 2015.
  • Deadline to apply for Fall 2016 graduation: April 1, 2016.

Day of Ceremony

  • Graduates should arrive at the Riley Center for check-in and line up no later than 9:15 a.m.
  • Women should wear dressy business attire and dark shoes. Leave all personal items including purses and phones with family and friends.
  • Men should wear a dress shirt, preferably with tie, slacks and dark shoes.  
  • Please wear your gown, hood and cap to the commencement ceremony.
  • All honor cords, stoles, medals and tassels should be worn during the ceremony.

Please note: Students who arrive with an unprofessional appearance or unprofessional behavior will be asked to leave the ceremony.

DVDs and Photography

If you would like to order a commencement and robing DVD, fill out the order form and submit completed forms and payment to the Texas Wesleyan Psychology department.

Graduation ceremonies from December 2007 forward are currently available on DVD.

Graduation Ceremony Photography

Photography at the Texas Wesleyan commencement ceremony is provided by Flash Photography. Flash Photography offers a range of products and services. Please visit the Flash Photography website for more information.

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Office of the Provost

Location: Oneal-Sells Administration Building 
Phone: 817-531-4405
Fax: 817-531-4499

Office Hours

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact Us:
1201 Wesleyan Street
Fort Worth, TX 76105

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