Upcoming Events

Union Celebrates Commencement Class of 2018

When:
May 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2018-05-18T14:00:00-04:00
2018-05-18T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
Union Theological Seminary, Quad (Rain: James Chapel)
3041 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
USA
Contact:
Nicole Mirando

Commencement event schedule

Monday, may 14th

Black Tri-Caucus Commissioning
James Chapel | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

tuesday, may 15th

Unitarian Universalist (UU) Graduates Commissioning
Lampman Chapel | 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 16th

Asian Pacific Islander (API) Caucus Graduates Commissioning
Lampman Chapel | 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, may 17th

Dual-Degree Graduation Gathering
Room 205 | 3:30p.m. – 5:00p.m.

Ph.D. Rehearsal
Quad | 5:30 p.m.

Ph.D. Dinner
Only Ph.D. graduates and their partners, President Jones, Dean Boys & Advisors
6:00 p.m.

Queer Commissioning Service
James Chapel | 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Friday, may 18th

Commencement Communion Service
Planned and led by students who are graduating. Director of Worship will convene those interested in leading the service, in late April.
James Chapel | 9:30 a.m.

Brunch
Graduates and their guests are invited. Fee for all attendees is $15. 
Refectory | 10:45 a.m. 

Class Photograph
Classroom 207 | 1:00 PM

Procession
Students and faculty gather to line up 
Academic Hallway | 1:30 PM

Commencement Ceremony
Quad (Rain Site: James Chapel) | 2:00 p.m.

Commencement Reception
Quad (Rain Site: Social Hall) | Following the Ceremony

important COMMENCEMENT information

Invitations
Beginning April 20, invitations for commencement are available for pickup in AD 108, Monday – Friday from 9:30 am – 12:00, and 1:00 – 4:00 pm.

Robes
Graduates can pick up a robe to borrow on the following days, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, in AD 116:

  • Monday, May 14
  • Tuesday, May 15
  • Wednesday, May 16

Students must return the robe to AD 116 immediately following the commencement ceremony.

Rain Tickets
When students pick up their robe, they will also receive TWO rain tickets. In the event that the ceremony is moved from the quad to James Memorial Chapel, rain tickets are required for admittance. Two guests are admitted to sit in James Chapel. Additional seating will be available in the Refectory, where the ceremony will be streamed live. DO NOT lose the rain tickets, as replacements are not issued.

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