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Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Commencement
Class of 2022

During your degree program, you’ve spent hours diving deep into Scripture and learning more about the calling the LORD has put on your life. Now, you’re ready for the next step in the future God has planned for you. Join us for commencement on Saturday, May 7 on campus as we recognize your determination to complete your program and your family’s support in this season.


Please see the schedule below for more information on the various commencement ceremonies. Some of these events may require tickets, which are free of charge.

DateTimeCeremony or EventLocation
May 6
NoonGraduate LuncheonBernice Hansen Athletic Center
May 6
1:30 p.m.RehearsalBernice Hansen Athletic Center
May 7
1 p.m.GRTS CommencementBernice Hansen Athletic Center or Livestream

About the Keynote Speaker

This year’s commencement keynote speaker is Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riaño, president of Cornerstone University. For decades, Dr. Moreno-Riaño has been a champion for Christian higher education. He began his teaching career at Cedarville University and joined the academic leadership at Regent University before being inaugurated as Cornerstone University’s 13th president on Oct. 22, 2021. Throughout his career, Dr. Moreno-Riaño has advocated for and worked hard to create a college experience rooted in biblical truth and provides academically excellent programs to see the greatest impact in our world for Christ. He is honored to be presiding over his first commencement ceremony at CU and thrilled to send off this next generation of CU graduates into their callings.


Tickets are not required for our commencement events this year, and all events are free of charge.

Caps and Gowns

Graduates from the class of 2022 can expect to receive an email for information on how to secure a cap and gown. Be on the lookout for this email and consult it for additional information.

Livestream: Can watch LIVE online on this page.

Watch the livestream of commencement on this web page! If you’re unable to attend the ceremony in person, return to this page on the date of the ceremony to watch in real time from wherever you are.


Celebrate your graduate with a bouquet of flowers! They are available to order online to help you celebrate your grad. Our partner, Posh Petals, offers three beautiful bouquet styles. The bouquets can be picked up the day of the ceremony at the door to present to your graduate.

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After the ceremony, go to to preview and purchase posed photos from the ceremony.

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