Marking an educational milestone.

All three CU graduation ceremonies are held in the Mol Arena, Hansen Athletic Center on the campus of Cornerstone University. Tickets are not required for the ceremonies. The arena has wheelchair-accessible seating around the track and on the ground level. Parking will be available throughout campus.

2016 Commencement Dates

  • Grand Rapids Theological Seminary
    • Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
  • Traditional Undergraduate
    • Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10:00 a.m., reception to following the Field House
  • Professional and Graduate Studies
    • Saturday, May 7, 2016, 3:00 p.m., reception to follow in the field house
    • There is no rehearsal for the P.G.S. Commencement. Students should arrive at 2:00 p.m.


A photo is taken as each TUG and PGS graduate received their diploma cover. The photos are available to view and purchase at

Commencement DVD

DVD orders may be placed online or by mail. DVDs will ship in June 2015.

Provost's Office
Cornerstone University
1001 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525


Commencement Announcements are available to order at

Please allow two weeks for processing and shipping. Examples of the announcements are available to view at the CU Bookstore. Please contact the CU Bookstore with any questions regarding ordering at 616.254.1663.

Please note that Cornerstone University has three commencement ceremonies (Traditional Undergraduate, Professional & Graduate Studies, and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary). Be sure to order for the appropriate ceremony.