School of Public Health 2020 Commencement Events

11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11

Event

Date and Time

Venue

Rehearsal/Regalia Pick-Up 

(Attendance is mandatory)

Thursday, June 11, 5:00 PM

Drayson Center

Conferring of Degrees and Doctoral Hooding
Speaker: Richard Hart, MD, DrPH

Friday, June 12, 1:00 PM

Drayson Center

Nutrition and Dietetics Pinning Ceremony
(Joint with Allied Health Professions)

Friday, June 12, 4:00 PM

Centennial Complex, Damazo Amphitheater

Celebration of Graduates Vespers Service

Friday, June 12, 7:00 PM

University  Church

Baccalaureate Service
(Public Health and Allied Health Professions, Behavioral Health, Nursing, Religion, and San Manuel Gateway College)
Speaker: Randy Roberts, DMin

Saturday, June 13, 11:45 AM

University Church

SPH Awards Chapel 

Wednesday, May 6, 11:00 a.m.
Collins Auditorium, Drayson Center

Rehearsal/Regalia Pick-Up (mandatory)

Thursday, June 11, 5:00 p.m.
Drayson Center, Collins Auditorium

The rehearsal is coordinated by the SPH Office of Academic Records. The event will be held in the Collins Auditorium at the Drayson Center. Attendance is mandatory. Refreshments will be served promptly at 5:00 pm followed by a walk-thru in the Gymnasium. Regalia will be handed out at this event; please bring picture ID. This event is for graduates only. Please do not bring family or friends. 

Conferring of Degrees (Commencement Service) and Doctoral Hooding (mandatory)

Friday, June 12, 1:00 p.m.
Drayson Center

Please be at the Drayson Center by 12:00p.m. for line-up. 

Assemble in the Drayson Center near the racquet ball courts no later than 12:00p.m. Enter through the Basaraba Garden entrance of the Drayson Center. You will not be allowed inside the gowning area without your regalia on hand, and bring ID. Family/friends ARE NOT allowed in the gowning area. Several staff members will be available to assist you with robing and the lineup. DO NOT BE LATE! The academic procession will begin PROMPTLY at 1:00 p.m. Your family/friends are invited to attend.
 
NOTE: There will not be a place to leave personal items such as purses or coat jackets, so please arrange to leave these items with your families.

Pinning Ceremony (Coordinated Program in Nutrition & Dietetics)

Friday, June 12, 4:00 p.m.
Centennial Complex, Damazo Amphitheater

This program will be held in the Damazo Amphitheater, Centennial Complex. Arrive for Pinning Ceremony in professional clothing with lab coat (same for person pinning you) at 3:30 p.m. The ceremony begins at 4:00 p.m. Guests are welcome.

Celebration of Graduates Vespers Service

Friday, June 12, 7:00 p.m.
Loma Linda University Church

The service will be held at the Loma Linda University Church. This service is planned especially for you and your family. Come and enjoy. All are invited.

School of Public Health Baccalaureate Service

Saturday, June 13, 11:45 a.m.
Loma Linda University Church

The Baccalaureate will be held at the Loma Linda University Church. You are asked to wear your regalia and assemble under the tents on the grass by 11:00 a.m. for assistance with robing; you will then proceed to the sidewalk next to the tents and courtyard where lineup begins 30 minutes prior to the start of service which starts at 11:45 a.m. There is no formal marching order for this service.

NOTE: There will not be a place to leave personal items such as purses or coat jackets, so please arrange to leave these items with your families or plan to carry them with you. (This service is called a “baccalaureate service” but all students, including masters and doctoral degree candidates are included). Flower leis will not be permitted in the University Church, please advise your family members accordingly.

 

Contact 

Contact us if you have questions regarding the School of Public Health graduation events. For more information about graduation weekend, please contact the SPH Office of Academic Records, Nichol Hall room 1515, Phone: (909) 651-5378 or email records.sph@llu.edu.

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