Mount Vernon Nazarene University: Life Changing
Commencement April 30, 2016

Information for the April 30, 2016 commencement will be coming soon.
  • Schedule
  • Speakers: TBA
  • Letter to the Graduates
  • Interactive 2016 Commencement Program
If you have any questions, please contact Academic Affairs, or call (740) 397-9000, ext. 4200/4210.

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Tickets and Reserved Seating:
No tickets are required for admission to the Baccalaureate Service. All graduates and families are encouraged to attend.

Tickets are required for admission to the morning Commencement ceremony. Five (5) tickets will be distributed to each graduate for commencement. Seats in the auditorium cannot be reserved. Infants and toddlers (age 3 and under) that will either be held or be seated on an adult's lap are not required to have a ticket to gain entrance to the auditorium. Guests without tickets will be seated in Thorne Performance Hall with closed circuit television broadcasting the commencement ceremonies.

Tickets are required for admission to the afternoon Commencement ceremony. Five (5) tickets will be distributed to each graduate for commencement. Seats in the auditorium cannot be reserved. Infants and toddlers (age 3 and under) that will either be held or be seated on an adult's lap are not required to have a ticket to gain entrance to the auditorium. Guests without tickets will be available in Thorne Performance Hall with closed circuit television broadcasting the commencement ceremonies.

Video Streaming:
The commencement ceremony will be available via live video streaming at http://mvnu.tv.

DVD Orders:
A DVD of the Baccalaureate worship service and Commencement ceremony may be purchased online from the Cougar Corner Bookstore at cougarcornerbooks.com, or you can call (740) 397-9000, extension 4457. The cost is $16.00 each. Shipping is $6.95. Allow six (6) weeks for production. Online and phone orders require a credit card.

Ordering Photos:
The graduates have contracted a professional photographer for photographs. To minimize confusion and congestion during the awarding of degrees, please restrict personal photographs to graduates off-stage. We also ask that camera tripods not restrict the safety and convenience of our guests as they move through aisles. Please respect those who are trying to view the ceremonies from auditorium seating.

All pictures will be available online for viewing and ordering at www.seavoltsstudio.com. Once at the site, please click the link labeled "Log into our store here" at the bottom of the homepage. Pictures will be online within 72 hours. If you have questions about photography, please contact Seavolt's Studio at 740-397-0541.

Request a Press Release:
If you are graduating or have a student graduating, you may request a press release be sent about this accomplishment to the newspaper of your choice. Or, we can send it to your home and you can distribute it with a photo. Please fill out the online form completely to request this service. Traditional undergrads: You can also include your dean's list and awards convocation information at this time. If you have questions, call (740) 397-9000, ext. 4347.

Parking Instructions:
MVNU's Campus Safety staff will assist with parking, and shuttle vans will run between the Chapel and the remote parking lots. We respectfully request that you do not park on the lawns.

 
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