The King's College

Commencement 2018

The church where Commencement 2018 was held
Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM

Commencement Exercises for The King’s College Class of 2018 will be held on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00 AM at St. George’s Episcopal Church. The main entrance is located at 7 Rutherford Place (Between 16th Street and 17th Street in Union Square), New York, NY 10003.


A summary of what graduates need to know for Commencement.

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Mollie Hemingway

Mollie Ziegler Hemingway will address the 2018 graduating class as this year’s Commencement Speaker.

Ms. Hemingway has previously served as a columnist for Christianity Today, a senior writer for, and an editor at Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, National Review, First Things, and the Claremont Review of Books. Learn more about Ms. Hemingway in this press release.

Mollie Hemingway
Commencement Tickets – May 5

Each graduate is allotted six commencement tickets for friends and family. Additional tickets are available upon request from the graduate before Friday, April 27. Graduates may pick up all tickets between Monday, April 23 and Friday, April 27 at Student Services. Children five and under do not require tickets.

Please secure additional tickets below by Friday, April 27.

Request Additional Tickets

Joshua Blander and Michael Martinez
Award Ceremony - May 4

Members of the King’s community are invited to the Award Ceremony, where we announce graduate, staff and faculty awards. Seats are limited and distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Doors open at 6:00 PM.

Please RSVP below by Monday, April 23.


Faculty and staff praying at the 2018 Awards Ceremony
Parents Reception - May 4

Graduates and parents are invited to the annual Parents Reception immediately following the Award Ceremony to mingle with graduates, faculty, and staff. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Due to space restrictions extended family and friends are not invited to this event.

Please RSVP below by Monday, April 23.



The media team will take individual pictures of each graduate before the ceremony between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM on graduation morning, while receiving their diplomas, and a group photo after the ceremony. Pictures will be available for free download via email two weeks following the ceremony.


Order optional graduation announcements from CB Graduation Announcements. The website has multiple packages and products of various price points to choose from. Orders are shipped directly to the given address and not to the College.

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King's Gear
King's Gear

Looking for the perfect gift for your King’s graduate? Check out our selection of King’s gear. During Graduates Regalia and Commencement Ticket Pick Up from Monday, April 23 to Friday, April 27, graduates receive a 15% discount on all King’s Gear items if they purchase in-person at Student Services.

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Life After King's

As a King’s graduate, you are automatically subscribed to The King’s College Alumni Newsletter, sent monthly with information about upcoming events, College news, and class notes. Other ways to stay connected are to join the TKC Alumni Facebook Group to engage in alumni conversations and like the TKC Alumni Facebook Page to follow College news.

Schedule of Deadlines and Events

Friday, February 23
Deadline for Graduation Application and Fee

Friday, March 16
Deadline to Order Regalia

Monday, April 23 – Friday, April 27
Graduates Regalia and Commencement Ticket Pick Up | 15% King’s Gear Discount
The King’s College Student Services
56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Monday, April 23
Deadline to Register for Graduates Department Farewell, Award Ceremony, and Parents Reception

Friday, April 27
Deadline to Request Additional Commencement Tickets

Graduates Department Farewell Receptions
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Locations Vary

All Graduates Celebration
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
The King’s College Student Union
56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Wednesday, May 2
Mandatory Graduates Rehearsal
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The King’s College City Room
56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Friday, May 4
Award Ceremony
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM (doors open at 6:15 PM)
Trinity Church
75 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

Parents Reception
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

The King’s College Lobby and Student Union
56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Saturday, May 5
Commencement Ceremony
10:00 AM  11:30 AM
St. George’s Episcopal Church
7 Rutherford Place
(Between 16th Street and 17th Street in Union Square)
New York, NY 10003

Arrival Times
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM | Graduates Arrive
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM | Faculty Arrive
9:30 AM  10:00 AM | Guests Arrive
Immediately Following Ceremony | 2018 Class Photo in Stuyvesant Square

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