Commencement 2019

Class of 2023 Commencement

Commencement Ceremony

The King’s College 75th annual Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 AM EDT at St. George’s Episcopal Church in New York City.


Award Ceremony
Friday, May 5 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4 Rutherford Place, New York, NY 10003

Major Receptions
Friday, May 5 | 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM
The King’s College – Various Locations

All Graduates & Parents Receptions
Friday, May 5 | 8:15 PM – 10:00 PM
The King’s College Lobby

Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 6 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4 Rutherford Place, New York, NY 10003

Keynote Speaker

Christopher J. Scalia

Christopher J. Scalia is a senior fellow in the Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies department at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on literature, culture, and higher education.

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Senior Speaker

Moses Kazanjian

Moses is a Business Management major with an Economics minor. He was born and raised in Dubai, UAE, and is of Armenian/Syrian descent. Moses has served as the Chamberlain of the House of Reagan, the Director of Spiritual Life, and as the Christian Formation Intern. Moses has a deep passion for music and hopes to merge his love for music and leadership.

Graduate Receptions

graduates group photo

Major Receptions

Friday, May 5th | 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM
The King’s College, Various Locations
Attendees: Graduates, Parents, Staff, Faculty, Alumni

You are invited to department-specific celebrations with faculty and alumni from your programs. You will then all move down to the lobby for an all graduates + parents reception.

All Graduates & Parents Reception

Friday, May 5th | 8:15 PM – 10:00 PM
The King’s College, Lobby
Attendees: Graduates, Parents, Staff, Faculty

You and your parents are invited to the annual All Graduates Celebration immediately following the Award Ceremony & Major Receptions to mingle with fellow 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.

Deadline to Register: April 14

Graduates Registration

Staff & Faculty Registration

Award Ceremony

graduates toss their caps in the air

Friday, May 5 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

St. George’s Episcopal Church

Attendees: All Graduates, Staff, Faculty, & Nominee Guests

Graduate, staff, and faculty awards are announced at the 8th Annual Award Ceremony. Those nominated for awards are notified via email in April. 

Deadline to Register: Friday, April 14th

Awards Ceremony Registration

Commencement Ceremony

commencement ceremony

Saturday, May 6 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

St. George’s Episcopal Church
4 Rutherford Place, New York, NY 10003

Graduates Arrive: 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Guests Arrive: 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Upon arrival on graduation morning, we will conduct a dress rehearsal and take graduation portraits. A full breakfast is provided for graduates. Graduates must register for tickets. Each graduate is guaranteed six guests but can request more. The waitlist for unused tickets will open on Friday, April 22. Single tickets will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Graduates will pick up all tickets between Monday, April 25, and Friday, April 29 at Student Services. For those unable to attend, the Commencement Ceremony is live-streamed for free, and the link will be sent to graduates and posted on social media in advance.

Commencement Tickets for Graduates

Information Packet

A comprehensive list of graduates commencement information, including the senior gift, diploma frames, alumni contacts, etc.

Key Dates for Class of 2023 Graduates

*This plan is subject to change.

Wednesday, February 22

  • Mandatory Graduates Luncheon: 12:05 PM – 1:15 PM in the City Room

Friday, February 24 – Wednesday, March 1

  • Senior Speaker Election

Friday, March 10

How to pay your fee:

  • Follow the link and select term Spring 2023
  • Input your information
  • Check Tuition Payments
  • Input $275.00
  • Submit

Friday, March 24

Friday, April 14

Monday, April 24 – Friday, April 28 

  • Graduates Regalia and Commencement Ticket Pick Up at Student Services

Friday, April 28

  • Deadline to Pick Up Graduates Regalia and Commencement Tickets at
    Student Services

Monday, May 1

  • Deadline to pay your bill.

Wednesday, May 3

  • Mandatory Graduates Rehearsal, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the City Room