Published on February 16, 2018 by William Nunnelley  
2017 commencement

Samford University will graduate approximately 1,300 students during seven commencement ceremonies in May. All ceremonies may be viewed via live stream.

The schedule of programs includes: 

May 4, Beeson Divinity School, Hodges Chapel, 11 a.m. 

May 4, College of Health Sciences Graduate Students, Hanna Center, 2 p.m. 

May 11, Brock School of Business, Wright Center, 11:30 a.m.

May 11, College of Health Sciences Undergraduate Students, Wright Center, 3:30 p.m. 

May 11, Cumberland School of Law, Wright Center, 6:30 p.m. 

May 12, Howard College of Arts and Sciences, Wright Center, 10 a.m. 

May 12, School of the Arts and Orlean Beeson School of Education, Wright Center, 2 p.m. 

Other activities related to commencement during this period include: 

May 4, Ida Moffett School of Nursing Accelerated Second-degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Shades Mountain Baptist Church, 10 a.m. 

May 11, Ida Moffett School of Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Shades Mountain Baptist Church, 10 a.m. 

May 12, Graduating Senior Art Exhibit Reception sponsored by Steve and Debby Heitzke, Samford Art Gallery, Swearingen Hall, following School of the Arts and Orlean Beeson School of Education commencement 

Additional information

 
About Samford UniversitySamford is a premier nationally ranked Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 3rd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,692 students from 46 states and 28 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.