• Simpson University Commencement Activities


    Spring, Summer, & Fall 2020 Ceremony

    Saturday, December 19th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

    Commencement will be held in a virtual format, streamed “live”. Students, parents, friends, and family are invited to help us celebrate our 2020 graduates by logging on and participating in the live-streamed ceremony.

    Ceremony format:

    • Invocation
    • President's Welcome
    • Hymn: "10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)"
    • Special Song: "Jehovah Saboth (God of Angel Armies)"
    • Introduction of the Speaker
    • Address: "Lessons in a Bottle"
    • Presentation of Graduates (Graduates will be presented in the order of Graduate Studies, then Undergraduate Studies, alphabetically by major and last name)
    • Conferral of Degrees
    • University Hymn: "Lead Us, O Lord"
    • Benediction
    • Recessional

    *Please note that ALL communications regarding information and updates are sent to Simpson University email accounts. Please continue to check your student account for more information in the upcoming weeks.

    You can also check our social media pages for updates.

  • Cap & Gown Information

    TUG Graduates: TUG Students can pick up their cap and gown in the Registrar’s Office (OC 201) beginning November, 2020.

    Masters Graduates: Master's graduates can pick up their cap and gown in the Registrar’s Office (OC 201) beginning November, 2020.

    Degree Completion (ASPIRE): Degree Completion students can pick up their cap and gown in the Adult & Graduate Professional Studies office (OC 202).

    If you would like your cap & gown mailed to you, please fill out the Request to Mail Cap & Gown Form on the Registrar’s page.

  • Tickets

    Tickets are not required for the Dec. 19th graduation ceremony. A link to the live graduation ceremony will be posted soon.

  • Jostens - Grad Announcements

    You can order graduation announcements through Jostens. Their website will be updated soon. The Jostens website to order Grad Announcements is

  • Photos by Grad Images

    Students were invited to submit photos of themselves to be shown during the reading of the graduates during the ceremony. We look forward to seeing our graduates in their regalia, with our president during our Grad Finale event, or with their friends and family.