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The May 2017 Commencement Ceremony is Schreiner University’s 34th baccalaureate graduation since conferring its first four-year degrees in 1984.

May 2017 Graduation


Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 10:00am
Location: Schreiner Event Center

Baccalaureate Speakers:

The Rev. Elaine Murray Dreeben
The Rev. Kristi Click Blankman

The Commencement Luncheon

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 11:00am
Locations: CCAC Ballrooms and Gus Schreiner Cafeteria
Tickets Info:  Tickets for sale on May 13 outside of the CCAC
Cost for tickets: $12.00
Children ages 10 years and under are free


Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Graduates' Group Photo Time & Location: Noon on the Weir Building steps
Individual graduate with diploma photos are taken as they are presented at Commencement.
Photographer:  LifeTouch. Graduates will be contacted by Lifetouch via email within two weeks with a link to their photo proofs and information on how to purchase prints. Everyone can access photos at


Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Schreiner University Event Center
Tickets: Seating for Commencement is limited to ticket holders

Commencement Speaker:

Dr. Tim Summerlin
Chancellor, Schreiner University

Commencement Live Streaming Info:  Tune in at 
Streaming will begin approximately 10 minutes ahead of the ceremony's 1:30 p.m. start.


Special Event parking will be open at the SU Event Center; this is the preferred parking area for both Baccalaureate and Commencement. Handicap parking is available in the lot in front of the Event Center and the Mountaineer Fitness Center. The next choice for parking is the Central parking lot, next to the Library. Shuttles will run between the CCAC and the Event Center during the Luncheon, 11:00 am to 12:45 pm, for visitor's convenience. In the event of rain, shuttles will run every 15 minutes through all campus parking areas.

Campus Map with Driving Instructions

Please direct questions regarding graduation to the Office of the Registrar
Darlene Bannister, Registrar (830) 792-7357 |
Lynette Waldon, Assistant Registrar (830) 792-7441 |