Tentative Commencement Ceremony Schedule


Saturday, June 22, 2019

The R. R. Hodges Chapel at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio

  • 1:00 Sign-in begins for graduates
  • 1:30 Rehearsal – Parents and Graduates only
  • 3:00 Prelude Music begins
  • 3:30 Commencement Service
Please bring cap/gown on a hanger marked with the student’s name.


Example Program for 2019:

Processional: Audience will be standing
Opening Prayer: John Elsey, chairman of the board for CHEO
Speaker: TBA
Conferring of Diplomas and Flowers: (Provided by CHEO for families)

* MC introduces parents and students
* Parents and student meet at center of stage
* Parents will present diploma to student
* Student gives flower to parent

Closing Commencement Challenge
Presentation of Graduating Class of 2019
Recessional: Audience will be standing

Commencement documents: 4 of 5:  Commencement Photos