The Samford University Event Calendar offers a central listing of significant university events that are open to the Samford community or the public. SPACES provides a comprehensive event list for employees, and OrgSync provides a comprehensive event list for students. The registrar’s office maintains the official academic calendar. Academic units, advancement, athletics and Samford Arts maintain audience specific calendars.

Coronavirus Cancellation Information

Campus events and visits through the end of the spring semester are either postponed or canceled. The Office of Events Management will contact event hosts with additional details. May 2020 commencement ceremonies have been postponed.


Community Worship
April 14, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Mark DeVine will preach a sermon on Isaiah 55:1-11 for Beeson Divinity School's chapel service.

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Community Worship: Student Awards Day
April 21, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

The student winner of the James Earl Massey Preaching Award will preach a sermon for Beeson Divinity School's chapel service.

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Samford Jazz Band
April 21, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

This event has been canceled due to COVID-19. Samford's Jazz Band will present its final concert of the year.

Dr. Chandler and Jane Paris Smith Opera Series presents Into the Woods
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Harrison Theatre

This event has been canceled for this spring due to COVID-19. We plan to reschedule this production in our 20-21 season.

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Broadway Star Liz Callaway to Perform at 2020 Scholarship Celebration when Rescheduled
April 30, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Covenant Presbyterian Church

Originally scheduled for Thursday, April 30, the Celebration has been postponed due to the Coronavirus. New date and reservation details will be published once available.

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra presents Schubert's Trout Quintet
May 19, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brock Recital Hall

Check the Alabama Symphony Orchestra's website for the most up to date information regarding their Concertmaster Series.

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Family Weekend
September 25 – September 27
Samford University

During this annual event, Samford families come together to enjoy campus and build community with other Samford families.

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Courage to Care Gala
September 25, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
The Club, 1 Robert S Smith Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209

Join us as we honor distinguished alumni from Ida Moffett School of Nursing and Birmingham Baptist Hospital.

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Postponed: Jere F. White Jr. 2020 Trial Advocacy Institute
November 13, 8:25 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham, AL 35203

Due to COVID-19, the planning committee has made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s institute to 2021. We will keep you informed once new details arise.

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