Make sure you've been cleared by the registrar's office to graduate. This process involves completing a graduation application, submitting it to the registrar's office. If you're cleared for graduation, you will receive an email from the registrar's office. If you are not cleared for graduation, the registrar will call you into his office and explain why.
If you'll need additional tickets, be sure to sign up for the waitlist. Check your Burman email for an email from Nicole Bartolay.
Sign up to take grad photos.
Sign up to participate in music during graduation weekend. If you're musical and would like to share your gifts during graduation weekend, sign up here so the graduation planning committee knows that you're interested.
Request additional personalized graduation invitations, if necessary. Each graduand will be given 5 invitations by default. If you need more, fill out the graduation invitation request form.
Your graduation invitations will be available for pick up at the registrar's office.
The days prior to graduation . . .
- Pick up your gowns - Registrar Services
Wednesday, April 22 & Thursday, April 23 from 9:00 am - until 4:30 pm
- Graduate Alumni Supper - Church Fellowship Room
Thursday, April 23 - 5:30 pm
- Class Picture - College Heights Seventh-day Adventist Church
Thursday, 23 April - 6:30 pm (Be on time! it happens quickly!! Bring your cap/gown for the picture.)
- Grad Practice - College Heights Seventh-day Adventist Church
Thursday, April 23 - 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm (All graduates must be present.)
On graduation weekend . . .
- Saturday morning, 11:15 am
(Pinning begins at 10:45 am) – Graduates and platform party line up on the lower level of church. (Graduates in the Teen Room and platform party in the Bailey Chapel.) Be fully robed, with mortarboards flat.
- Saturday Graduate Reception, 5:30 pm (College Heights Christian School Gymnasium)
Graduates and their families are invited to join with the faculty that deliver each graduate's degree program for fellowship and a light supper. Invited guests include families, faculty, administration, and board members. Please feel free to take the opportunity to mingle throughout the reception.
- Saturday Evensong, 7:30pm (College Heights SDA Church)
Presented by the Class of 2020
- Sunday morning, 9:00 am
(Pinning begins at 8:45 am) - Graduates, faculty, platform party, and ushers line up in the Administration Building Chapel. Please be punctual, fully robed with mortarboards flat, and know the name of the person you are to march behind in the processional line-up.
- Commencement Service Seating
Graduates' invited guests are encouraged to arrive early. Only those guests holding tickets may be seated in the church for Sunday's commencement service. Those guests unable to attend can watch the service via the Burman University livestream site.
- Sunday, following Commencement
The recessional will take everyone to the Alumni Plaza in front of the Administration Building where graduates will be greeted by family and friends. Tell your families to meet you there.
- Return gowns and hoods only
to Registrar Services by 2:00 pm Sunday.