Save the Date!
The 2015 commencement ceremony will be held
Saturday, May 16.
Please check back in the spring for more details.
2014 Commencement Information:
2014 Commencement photos
See photos of the 2014 commencement ceremony,
Carillon ceremony and class groups!
2014 Commencement Press Release
Information for Degree Candidates
Schedule of Events
Hooding Tutorial Video
2014 Honorary Degree Recipients
Honorary degrees will be awarded to the 20 Oglethorpe Faculty Emeriti. Additional information about speakers in the ceremony will be announced soon.
Previous Honorary Degree Recipients
I look forward to seeing all of you on May 17. Commencement, a significant rite for you and your families, is one of my favorite times of the year. Commencement always has a tinge of regret for me, because our time with you has come to an end. Yet, I also watch with great pride as you prepare to move on to the next stage of your life. We will be forever grateful to you for investing your time and money in your education at Oglethorpe and to your families for entrusting you to us. We hope we have lived up to your expectations. We are working hard not only to meet but to exceed them. Thank you to the families for supporting your students during this formative time of their lives, and please stay connected to Oglethorpe. You will always be part of our community.
Lawrence M. Schall, J.D., Ed.D.