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Class of 2021

Commencement for graduates in Huntington and Fort Wayne, Indiana, will take place on Saturday, May 8, at the Merillat Centre for the Arts (520 Lake Street, Huntington, Indiana).

There will be five commencement ceremonies. Students will be assigned to a ceremony based on their major or degree. Once ceremony assignments are determined, students will be notified via their HU email.

Seating will be limited to four guests per graduate. Livestream will be available.

Commencement for graduates in Peoria, Arizona, will take place on Friday, May 14 at New Life Community Church (8155 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, Arizona) The ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m. 

Indiana Campus Details

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Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, in the Merillat Centre for the Arts in Zurcher Auditorium (520 Lake Street, Huntington, Indiana 46750). 

9:00 a.m. 
Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Exercise & Movement Science, History & Political Science, and Psychology

11:00 a.m.
Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Social Work

2:00 p.m.
Animation, Bible & Religion, Broadcast Media, Christian Ministries, English, Film Production, Global Youth Ministry, Graphic Design, Journalism, Missions, Music, Pastoral Leadership, Theatre, Visual Arts, Worship Leadership, Youth Ministry

4:00 p.m.
ABLE, Business, Education, TESOL

6:00 p.m. 
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Doctorate of Occupational Therapy, Organizational Leadership
Ceremony times are assigned by degree or major area of study. Please confirm with your graduate for the assigned time.


Seating will be limited to four guests per graduate. Health and safety protocols will be announced closer to the date of Commencement.

Caps & Gowns

Caps and gowns have been ordered for graduates. Distribution will take place in late April.

Graduation Rehearsal

There will not be an in-person rehearsal. A rehearsal video will be sent by email at a later date and will include instructions for the ceremony.

Details regarding the number of guests, logistics, diplomas, etc. will be sent to graduates by email. 

Senior Survey

Graduating seniors, we want to stay in touch! You must take an exit survey before picking up your caps, gowns, and gifts. Please select the appropriate survey below: