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Events of Commencement

Friday, June 12, 2015

8:00 p.m. Consecration

La Sierra University Church
Dr. Kendra Haloviak-Valentine, Associate Professor of New Testament Studies
H.M.S. Richards Divinity School
Dr. Lloyd Trueblood, Assistant Professor of Biology
College of Arts and Sciences

Saturday, June 13, 2015

10:45 a.m. Sabbath School

La Sierra University Church
Led by the Graduating Class

12:00 p.m. Baccalaureate

La Sierra University Church
Pastor Marlene Ferreras, Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
H.M.S. Richards Divinity School

3:30 p.m. Educator Dedication

La Sierra University Church
Dr. Linda Caviness, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
School of Education

4:30 p.m. Divinity School Consecration Service

Matheson Chapel
Dr. V. Bailey Gillespie, Dean
H.M.S. Richards Divinity School

6:00 p.m. Commencement Concert

La Sierra University Church

Sunday, June 14, 2015

8:00 a.m. Commencement

Founders' Green
Dr. Sandra Roberts
University Trustee
President, Southeastern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Office of Disability Services (951-785-2453, ods@lasierra.edu) in advance.

Seniors! Proceed to Class Website

Invitations Order Online

Regalia Regalia Order Form



Past Graduations Highlights

Photography Information Commencement on Sunday

Class Group Photo

On Sunday morning, at 7am on the Library steps, a group photo of all graduates will be taken. After Graduation weekend, the photo will be available for free download on the Graduation webpage.

Professional Photos

Two professional photos will be taken of each graduate during the Commencement Program.  The first will be as each graduate accepts his/her diploma from the President.  The second will be a solo photo at the left side of the platform, before the graduate returns to his/her seat.

Photography Area

In addition, an area at the left side of the platform will be available for family/friends to take photographs or video at the time of the diploma presentation. To provide availability for all, please limit your time in this area for just your special graduate/s. Graduates will receive their degrees in the
 order printed in commencement program booklet.