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2015 Grand View University Commencement and Baccalaureate


Commencement will be streamed live (here). Click here for a map that shows locations and parking for both events. (Note: Grand View does not host a commencment ceremony in December. Mid-year graduates are welcome to participate in the April event.)

Academic Hooding and Baccalaureate: April 25, 10:30 a.m.
St. John’s Lutheran Church
600 6th Avenue, downtown Des Moines.

Academic Hooding & Baccalaureate is the second major ceremonial event on the commencement calendar. It is the occasion at which graduating seniors receive their academic hoods, and the University acknowledges its religious heritage. Academic hoods, which will be worn at commencement, will be awarded at this ceremony.

Graduates will meet in the basement of the church and line up, in academic attire, at 10:00 a.m. for the processional.

***Remember: Academic attire will not be available for pick up at this ceremony. You must pick up your cap, gown, and hood in the GV Bookstore by 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 24.

Commencement: April 25, 2:00 p.m.
Hy Vee Hall in the Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street, downtown Des Moines

Graduating seniors will find a complete schedule of all tasks and activities leading to graduation on myView > Academics > Graduation. Information for graduating seniors HERE.