If any graduate encounters any difficulty on his/her way to Baccalaureate or Commencement, please call the seminary switchboard at 978-468-7111, between 5:00 pm – 7:45 pm on Friday night and between 8:00 am – 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, and they will contact Natalie Crowson, Registrar, who will be organizing the graduates on both occasions.
5:00-6:30 p.m., Alumni Hall
Gordon-Conwell Seminary, Hamilton
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May 8: Baccalaureate (Worship Service)
Graduates must arrive by 7:00 p.m. at the Ken Olsen Science Center at Gordon College
8:00 p.m. (ceremony begins), A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel, Gordon College
Graduates must wear academic regalia to be picked up at the Ken Olsen Science Center no earlier than 6:00 p.m.
May 9: Commencement
Graduates must arrive by 8:00 a.m. at the Gordon College Chapel
10:00 a.m. (Ceremony begins), The Bennett Center, Gordon College
Graduates must wear academic regalia
May 9: DMIN-HMP Graduation Reception
All regalia will be available in the Ken Olsen Science Center at Gordon College after 6:00 pm, Friday, May 8, and at the Gordon College Chapel on Sat., May 9 at 8:15 am
Please be advised that the Baccalaureate Buffet is on the campus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, while the location for the Baccalaureate Ceremony and Graduation Ceremony are on the campus of Gordon College.
Graduates are advised to take Exit 18 to come to Gordon College to avoid traffic jam at Bennett Center and long lines on Rt. 128. At Exit 18, turn LEFT onto Route 22. When at the fork on the road (approx. 1.5 mile), veer to LEFT to continue on RT 22 until you come perpendicular to GRAPEVINE Road (@ stop sign); turn RIGHT and continue on to Gordon College.)
No later than 7:00 pm @ the Ken Olsen Science Center, Gordon College. It takes one hour to robe and arrange the proper line for procession. In order for graduates to be placed within their respective degree program, it is imperative that all graduates be on time with cap, tassel and gown. The walk from the Ken Olsen Science Center to the Chapel is about 2½ blocks. See Gordon College campus map here.
Please be advised that the Graduation Reception is on the campus of Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Alumni Hall. Please click here for more information.
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Boston Marriott Peabody
8A Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA 01960
Please ask your guests to call Marriott Reservations at 1 (800) 228-9290 no later than TBA, (the “cut off date”) to make their sleeping room reservations. They should identify themselves as part of the Gordon-Conwell Theological seminary group staying at the Boston Marriott Peabody, located at 8A Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA 01960.
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. The live stream will begin 15 minutes prior to each event.
If you would like to order a digital copy of the entirety of the Baccalaureate Service and/or Commencement Exercises, please fill out a video order form.
The Baccalaureate sermon, Commencement address, and student remarks will be posted to YouTube for free viewing. Visit our YouTube page