Doctor of Ministry & Latino & Global Ministries

DMin & LGM Charlotte Graduation

Important Dates

Charlotte Commencement Service
Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. EDT
Location: Forest Hill Church, 7224 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28210
Speakers: Rusty Price & Felix Lopez, Camino Church
Livestream: https://www.facebook.com/gctscharlotte/ and https://www.gordonconwell.edu/live/

Graduates must arrive at the church by 9:00 a.m. for robing and instructions
Graduates must wear academic regalia

Important Deadlines

Please pay close attention to these deadlines!
April 1: Order extra graduation announcements here.
No later than April 15: Notify Doctor of Ministry Office, via email [email protected] if you will not be attending Commencement.

Regalia

Regalia will be available on Saturday morning, May 14, at the church.

After Commencement, graduates may keep their regalia.

Times & Locations of Assembly

Graduates will assemble as follows at Forest Hill Church, 7224 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28210:

Commencement Service:

No later than 9:00 a.m. at the Forest Hill Church.

Men, please wear a white shirt, tie, dark slacks, and dark shoes. Ladies may dress in a similar fashion (dark shoes go best with the black robes).

Once you arrive at the venue, a staff member will direct you to the robing area. We need you to be prompt and ready to be seated by the times indicated above. We need ample time to discuss marching (procession/recession), receiving of degrees and other related issues. Plan accordingly, and please, out of respect for your classmates, do not be late.

  • Caps should be worn about 2” above the eyebrow.
  • Tassels go on the left side and are not moved.
  • Gentlemen remove caps when the president removes his. Ladies wear caps at all times.
  • Hoods are worn on the shoulder with no draping to one side. The satin should be curled to look like an actual hood in the back.

Accommodations

A list of hotels in the Charlotte, NC area can be found TBA.

Graduation Day

Commencement:

An Event for Graduates and Family Members
All are welcome.  No tickets needed.

Professional Photos

Live Streaming & DVDs

Live Video Streaming for both Baccalaureate and Commencement will be available for those who are unable to attend in person. Watch at http://www.gordonconwell.edu/live. or https://www.facebook.com/gctscharlotte/. The live stream will begin 15 minutes prior to each event.

The Commencement address and student remarks will be posted to YouTube for free viewing. Visit our YouTube page