Commencement Ceremony - Philadelphia, PA

Ceremony Details

This ceremony serves (undergraduate) students who have completed academic requirements in June, students who finished the previous December, and students will finish by the end of August. Graduate-level students attend the Lancaster, PA ceremony. If you have any questions about which ceremony location or date to attend, please contact the Registrar’s Office.

Make sure you have applied for Graduation.


Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 10 am


Christian Stronghold Baptist Church
4701 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Order Your Regalia by Thursday, May 9



  • Thursday, June 20, 6 pm – Practice – required for all graduates at Christian Stronghold Baptist Church
  • Saturday, June 22
    • 9:15 – line up for Processional
    • 10:00  – Processional begins

Philadelphia Awards Dinner

Friday, June 14, 2019 @ 7 pm – Springfield Country Club-Grand Fairway room  (RSVP to Robin Maddox 267.441.5984)

A graduate takes a selfie before the ceremony
Lancaster Bible College graduation at Philadelphia location

CHECKLIST – Am I ready for the Commencement Ceremony?

Before Ceremony Date – Have I…

  • Confirmed my participation in the ceremony, degree and regalia details via email?
  • Picked up my regalia (cap and gown)? (usually one week prior to ceremony)
  • Tried on gown for sizing and ironed it?
  • Packed dress clothes for the ceremony?
  • Packed Bible to carry with me in the ceremony?
  • Returned all books to the library?
  • Taken care of holds on library fines, tuition payment, etc.?

Graduation Items for Purchase

Diploma Frames through Bookends Bookstore or by emailing

Graduation Invitations  Order Here»

Meet Our Commencement Speaker