Join us for Commencement Weekend May 5-7 as we celebrate the latest Concordia graduates!
If you are unable to access the course, please contact the registrar.
Download the Commencement Program
If you weren’t able to attend in person, or if you want another keepsake, you can download this year’s program.
Commencement Weekend Schedule
Friday, May 5
Rehearsal 1 p.m.Friedrich Arena
Sending Service for Church Work Graduates 3 p.m.Weller Chapel
Baccalaureate Service 7 p.m.St. John Lutheran Church, Seward, Neb. (across the street from Concordia)
The service will also be livestreamed.
Saturday, May 6
Doors open 8 a.m.Friedrich Arena (Inside Walz Human Performance Complex on Concordia's campus)
All Graduates Line Up for Processional 9:15 a.m.Thom Leadership Education Center main floor
Commencement Ceremony 10 a.m.Friedrich Arena
The ceremony will also be streamed online. Flowers and bouquets will be available for purchase.
LuncheonJanzow Campus Center
Following the commencement ceremony, a complimentary luncheon will be available in Janzow Campus Center for bachelor’s graduates and their guests.
Master's Luncheon with Program Directors 12:30 p.m.Room 137—Track Viewing Room, Walz Complex
The baccalaureate service is optional. However, registration is requested for graduates planning to attend. The service will also be available via livestream.
Due to the number of guests expected, reserved seating is not available. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
If you are a May graduate and are not attending the commencement ceremony, your diploma will be mailed to you.
The commencement ceremony will last approximately 90 minutes.
There will not be a stage photographer. After the ceremony, graduates and their guests are encouraged to take photos on the field in Bulldog Stadium.
No, once you exit Thom, the building will be locked. If possible, please leave your things with a guest, or return them to your vehicle before the processional starts.
The Concordia Bookstore (located in the lower level of Janzow Campus Center) will be open 10 – 5 on Thursday, May 5, 10 – 7 on Friday, May 6, and 8 – 4 on Saturday, May 7.
No, Seward does not have Uber, Lyft, or public transportation available.