Master's Programs Candidates for Graduation May 2020: APPLY for graduation
by Lydia Bumgardner - Thursday, August 29, 2019, 2:51 PM
To: Master’s Program Candidates for Graduation
From: Lydia Rodriguez-Bumgardner, Registrar
Date: August 2019
Re: Graduation Information

Congratulations on being a candidate expecting to fulfill the requirements for the Master of Arts or the Master of Divinity degree for May 2020!

To apply for graduation and to order your diploma, robe and hood please fill out the Application for Graduation form attached to this post and send to Lydia Bumgardner via Email to as quickly as possible, but NO later than Jan. 15.

You must pay your graduation fee of $235 no later than January 15th. The graduation fee is charged and payable regardless of attendance at the ceremony. Please direct all payments to Dr. Wanda Lang, Business Office or 212-870-1219.

Please return the Application for Graduation form regardless of payment at this time. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter!

Graduation Day is May 16, 2020 at Riverside Church (enter through 91 Claremont Ave. & W. 121 St.). All candidates must arrive at South Hall by 9:00 am to robe and be placed in your respective processional formation. No family or guests will be allowed in the staging area. The ceremony will begin promptly at 10 am.

We will notify you when you may pick up your vestments and invitations. You may pick up yourself or designate someone to pick up for you. There is a limit of Ten (10) invitations for family and friends per graduating student.

Looking forward to Commencement 2020!