Graduation & Commencement

123rd Commencement Weekend

April 23-25, 2021

Watch with ASL interpretation | Ver en Español


Members of the Goshen College Class of 2021 were recognized with a hybrid in-person and virtual ceremony during the college’s 123rd commencement weekend, April 23-25, 2021. The in-person commencement ceremony involved only graduates and faculty.

Watch:

Senior Showcase (program .pdf)

Baccalaureate (program .pdf)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremony (program .pdf)

Master’s of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremony (program .pdf)


123rd Commencement Weekend Schedule highlights:
*events will be live-streamed at goshen.edu/livestream

Friday, April 23:
10 a.m., Baccalaureate rehearsal
1-5 p.m., Department gathering option (TBD):
3 p.m., Senior Showcase rehearsal
7:30 p.m., Senior Showcase* (program .pdf)

Saturday, April 24:
10 a.m., Commencement rehearsal (line up on sidewalk), opportunity to sign alumni book
1-5 p.m., Department gathering option
1:30- 2:10 p.m., Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremony (program .pdf)
2:50- 3:30 p.m., Master of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremony (program .pdf)

Sunday, April 25:
11 a.m., Baccalaureate Service*: “Resiliency in faith, adversity, living boldly” with speaker Dr. LaKendra Hardware, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (program .pdf)
3 p.m, Commencement Ceremony* with featured speaker Dr. Rebecca Stoltzfus, Goshen College President (program .pdf)
              Graduates arrive by 2:40 p.m. to line up at the Church-Chapel for processional
              Faculty arrive at 2:40 p.m. and find seat in gymnasium by 2:45 p.m. 


 

We are excited to provide all graduates with a Class of 2021 facemask!


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Social media: #gcgrad21

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Commencement 2020

» Read: Goshen College celebrates ‘unforgettable class of 2020’
» Read: President Stoltzfus’ speech: ‘A time for loaves and fishes’

» View the Virtual Commencement with American Sign Language interpretation
» View the Virtual Commencement with Spanish subtitles

» View the Virtual Commencement Booklet, with the names of all graduates (PDF)
» View the Virtual Commencement Program, with the order and names of those involved (PDF)