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2016 Graduation

  • Thursday, May 5

    AGTS Golf Tournament
    8:30 a.m., Rivercut Golf Course (TBD), 2850 West Farm Road 190, Springfield, MO
    Register by April 28. For more info, call (417) 268-1020 or email

    AGTS Graduation Banquet: Honoring AGTS Graduates
    6:30 p.m. Reception • 7:00 p.m. Dinner
    White River Conference Center, 600 West Sunshine St.
    Secure tickets April 8–28, call (417) 268-1022 or email

  • Friday, May 6

AGTS Doctoral Celebrations
Doctor of Ministry Symposium
12:30–2:00 p.m., Seymour Chapel at AGTS, 1435 N. Glenstone Ave.
Open to the public. For more information, call (417) 268-1043 or email

2:00 –2:30 p.m., AGTS Great Hall

Intercultural Doctoral Studies Investiture
2:30–3:45 p.m., Seymour Chapel at AGTS, 1435 N. Glenstone Ave.
Open to the public. For more information, call (417) 268-1068 or email

AGTS Graduation Rehearsal
Evangel University Spence Chapel, 1111 N. Glenstone Ave.
3:45 p.m., Colorguard, Faculty Marshal, Department Chairs
4:00 p.m., All Graduates
For more information, call (417) 268-1026 or email

  • Saturday, May 7

AGTS Graduation, 43rd Commencement Celebration
Spence Chapel at Evangel University, 1111 N. Glenstone Ave.
8:45 a.m. Faculty Robing, Graduating Class Photo Session (Barnett Recital Hall)
9:30 a.m., Processional Lineup (all participants)
10:00 a.m., Commencement
Open to the public. For more information,
call (417) 268-1010 or email

Graduation Application

The graduation application deadline for Fall 2015 graduates is October 31, 2015. The due date for Spring 2016 and Summer 2016 graduates is January 30, 2016. Please contact Kathy Harrison in the Registrar's Office (417-268-1025, with any questions.


  • Transfer credit must be posted on the AGTS transcript no later than Feb 15, 2016 for spring and summer 2016 graduates.
  • Summer enrollment may not exceed 6 hours.
  • Spring and summer graduation applications WILL NOT be submitted for approval until ALL course work through fall 2015 is completed.

2015–16 Graduation Application for Masters Students

2015–16 Graduation Application for PhD/ICS & DAIS Participants

2015–16 Graduation Application for DMin Participants
2015–16 Graduation Information for DMin Participants

Banquet Ticket & Photo Order Form

Ordering Diploma Frames

Commencement (top)

Commencement Dates (as listed on the three-year Academic Calendar):

  • May 5–7, Thurs.-Sat., 2016
  • May 4–6, Thurs.-Fri., 2017
  • May 3–5, Thurs.-Fri., 2018

Students completing requirements during the summer months will participate in commencement but will not be eligible to receive recognition for honors until grades are posted in August. Approval to be absent from commencement must be secured from the Academic Affairs Committee through the registrar (417-268-1025, by March 14.

Continuing Education graduates are encouraged to participate in graduation exercises at AGTS. Approval to participate at the extension site where the majority of their course work was completed must be secured through the AGTS Registrar's Office (417-268-1025, Commencement dates will vary according to location.

Graduation Requirements (top)

See the AGTS catalog for Graduation Requirements.

Honors (top)

Academic Honors

The following standards for honors are maintained:

  • 3.90-4.0—Summa cum laude
  • 3.80-3.89—Magna cum laude
  • 3.70-3.79—Cum laude

Eligible summer graduates must postpone this honor at commencement until all grades are processed at which time it will be posted on the transcript.

Honor Society

A limited number of graduates are elected into the Kappa Delta Chi Honor Society and Sigma Chi Honor Society each year by the faculty. (See AGTS Student Handbook for details.)

2015 Graduation




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