Emory Commencement Week 2022

Emory Commencement Week 2022

Schedule of Events

Thursday
May
5
Friday
May
6
Saturday
May
7
Sunday
May
8
Monday
May
9
Alumni
College & BBA 50-year Reunion
First Generation
Oxford College
School of Nursing
School of Theology
Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum
Student

Oxford College Continuee Reception

Thursday, May 5
3p.m. - 5p.m. Eastern | Emory Student Center Plaza, 2nd Floor

Sponsored by: Oxford College Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Alumni Oxford College Student


Join your classmates for a reception during which you will be able to catch up with one another as well as faculty and staff from Oxford, who will be celebrating your impending graduation and transition to Emory's young alumni status. This invitation is extended to graduating seniors and to juniors wishing to celebrate their friends who are graduating.

Please consider inviting your favorite faculty and staff to the event as it means so much to them to see you and learn what your post-graduation plans are. We wish you all the best as you graduate and hope you will stay in touch with the Oxford and Emory communities.

School of Nursing Class of 2022 Crossover Dinner

Thursday, May 5
6p.m. - 7p.m. Eastern | School of Nursing, Room 276, 2nd Floor

Sponsored by: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

This event is available to a limited audience.

School of Nursing


Spring 2022 graduating School of Nursing legacy students and their families are invited by the Nurses’ Alumni Association for a private dinner prior to Emory’s traditional Class Day Crossover.

Class Day Crossover: Emory Community Reception and Celebration

Thursday, May 5
7p.m. - 9p.m. Eastern | Emory Student Center Plaza (2nd Floor)

Sponsored by: Emory Alumni Association

Alumni


The beloved Class Day Crossover tradition is back for its 20th year! Join us for an exclusive pre-reception with alumni, faculty, staff, and members of the Emory community before we gather to cheer on the Class of 2022 during the Crossover procession. Afterward, welcome the graduating class into alumni-hood with a Coke Toast on McDonough Field. Help us show the Class of 2022 a warm welcome to the Emory Alumni Association and that a strong Emory network is here for them, wherever they may go! Included: free beer, wine, appetizers, fun, and lots of Emory nostalgia!

Oxford College 50th Reunions Dinner and Medallion Ceremony (Classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972)

Friday, May 6
6p.m. - 8:30p.m. Eastern | Oxford College Student Center

Sponsored by: Oxford College Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Oxford College Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


The Oxford Classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972 will celebrate their 50th reunion during Oxford and Emory Commencement Weekend. All reunion celebrants are also invited to join The Society Corpus Cordis Aureum, a special group comprised of alumni who graduated from Emory 50 or more years ago. At the induction ceremony during Emory Commencement Weekend, alumni will be presented with specially commissioned medallions. Inductees can then participate in the Commencement procession and will be recognized during the ceremony.

Candler Graduate Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 7
9a.m. - 10:30a.m. Eastern | Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church Sanctuary

Sponsored by: Candler School of Theology

School of Theology


The recognition ceremony for the 2022 graduates of the Candler School of Theology.

School of Nursing 50-Year Reunion Welcome and Hospitality Breakfast

Saturday, May 7
9a.m. - 10:30a.m. Eastern | School of Nursing 4th Floor, Room 400

Sponsored by: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

School of Nursing Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


School of Nursing graduates and a guest from the Classes of 1970, 1971, and 1972 are invited to start the day with a breakfast buffet while catching up with classmates and looking at photos and memorabilia from your time at Emory.

The 2022 Legacy Medallion Ceremony

Saturday, May 7
9a.m. - 11a.m. Eastern | The Schwartz Center

Sponsored by: The Emory Alumni Association

This event is available to a limited audience.

Alumni Student


The Emory Alumni Association invites graduating Legacy students and their families to a special ceremony recognizing their connection to the University.

Emory Legacy Families recognizes individuals who make an Emory education part of their family tradition. We encourage the Emory spirit in students who are children, grandchildren, and/or siblings of Emory graduates. Generations of families have passed on the Emory tradition, and we celebrate this special relationship. 

Currently the Schwartz Center is requiring proof of vaccination for entry. Please come prepared to show your vaccine card. 

Oxford College 50th Reunions Commencement Ceremony (Classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972)

Saturday, May 7
10a.m. - 11:30a.m. Eastern | Oxford College Quadrangle

Sponsored by: Oxford College Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Alumni Oxford College Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


All reunion celebrants are also invited to join The Society Corpus Cordis Aureum, a special group comprised of alumni who graduated from Emory 50 or more years ago. At the induction ceremony during Emory Commencement Weekend, alumni will be presented with specially commissioned medallions. Inductees can then participate in the Commencement procession and will be recognized during the ceremony.

***To register a guest who will not be participating in the processional, select "Guest" from the first dropdown menu to the right.***

School of Nursing Student-Led Tour

Saturday, May 7
10:30a.m. - 11:30a.m. Eastern | School of Nursing Plaza Lobby (Ground Floor)

Sponsored by: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

School of Nursing Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


Join us for a student led tour of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing's state-of-the-art facilities, including the simulation skills lab, nursing uniform displays, and classrooms.

Candler Graduate Celebration Brunch

Saturday, May 7
11a.m. - 1p.m. Eastern | Rita Anne Rollins Building - Candler School of Theology

Sponsored by: Candler School of Theology

School of Theology


A brunch celebrating the 2022 graduates from the Candler School of Theology.

1970-2022: Conversations in Nursing with Emory Nursing Faculty & Students

Saturday, May 7
11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. Eastern | School of Nursing 2nd Floor, Room 276

Sponsored by: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

School of Nursing Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


Engage in a conversation about Nursing through the years and hear from current students and faculty members as they share their experiences at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

Oxford College 50th Reunions Luncheon and Social Event (Classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972)

Saturday, May 7
12p.m. - 4p.m. Eastern | Oxford College Organic Farm

Sponsored by: Oxford College Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Alumni Oxford College Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


Following Oxford's Commencement, there will be a luncheon at the Oxford Organic Farm. This is a casual event where you can continue to enjoy talking with your classmates and friends. It will be a time to “Share your Oxford and Emory Memories”.

School of Nursing 50-Year Reunion Celebration Lunch with Dean Dr. Linda McCauley 79MN

Saturday, May 7
12:30p.m. - 2p.m. Eastern | School of Nursing 4th Floor, Room 400

Sponsored by: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

School of Nursing Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


It’s time to celebrate! Reminisce with classmates from the Classes of 1970, 1971, and 1972 as you enjoy an elegant three course lunch and champagne toast at the School of Nursing with Dean and fellow Emory Nursing alumna, Dr. Linda McCauley 79MN.

Modupe Dayo Graduation Ceremony

Saturday, May 7
3p.m. - 5p.m. Eastern | Emory Student Center

Sponsored by: Emory Alumni Association

Alumni


Join us as we extend our warmest congratulations to all our Class of 2022 graduates! Modupe Dayo is an African-themed graduation ceremony celebrating the achievements of Black graduates. The ceremony pays tribute to African ancestors and heritage and is hosted by the Office for RACE (Racial and Cultural Engagement).

Emory at Atlanta United: Commencement Weekend Celebration

Saturday, May 7
3:30p.m. - 8p.m. Eastern | https://fevo.me/emory22

Sponsored by: Emory Alumni Association

Alumni Student


Pre-Match Tailgate - 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Kickoff - 6 p.m.

Join Emory as we celebrate the graduating Class of 2022 with a special Emory night out at Mercedes Benz Stadium to cheer on Atlanta United. This is a great opportunity for alumni to socialize or simply to catch a great match with the company of our shared community. We want to warmly welcome all recent graduates and their families to add this exclusive event to all the festivities of the weekend. 

In addition to your match ticket, $5 of every ticket purchased will go back to support Emory student needs as a gift to the general university scholarship fund. 

Tickets through this exclusive link (use code EMORY22) are discounted up to 50% (plus reduced fees) and are available while supplies last. Tickets are located in Sections 201, 204, and 205.

Be sure to join us for a free pre-match tailgate in the Home Depot Backyard parking lot prior to kickoff from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

For ticket questions, please contact Tessa at tgeyer@atlutd.com.

To purchase parking for the match or for more information about parking, please go here

CARAS Graduation Ceremony

Saturday, May 7
6p.m. - 8p.m. Eastern | Emory Student Center

Sponsored by: Emory Alumni Association

Alumni


Join us as we extend our warmest congratulations to all our Class of 2022 graduates! Celebrating Accomplishments and Recognizing Academic Success (C.A.R.A.S.) is a ceremony that honors graduating members of the Latinx community at Emory. Event is hosted in both English and Spanish by the Office for RACE (Racial and Cultural Engagement).

50-Year College & BBA Reunion Celebration (Classes of 1970, 1971, & 1972)

Saturday, May 7
6:30p.m. - 9:30p.m. Eastern | Emory Conference Center Hotel, Silverbell Pavilion

Sponsored by: The Emory Alumni Association

College & BBA 50-year Reunion Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


You’ve waited fifty years for this party! Make it a night to remember as you reconnect with classmates and enjoy fun, food and music! A class photo will be taken.

Emory Nursing Learning Center Hard-Hat Tour

Sunday, May 8
10:30a.m. - 12p.m. Eastern | Emory Nursing Learning Center, Decatur, GA

Sponsored by: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

School of Nursing Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


Take a hardhat tour to see the progress of the renovated 70,000 square feet in Decatur, Georgia to become the Emory Nursing Learning Center in the Summer of 2022. The $20.6M expansion includes a state-of-the-art simulation and skills lab, which will provide experiential and immersive learning for students, and the Emory Nursing Experience, a program for continuing professional education in partnership with Emory Healthcare Nursing.

First-Gen Low-Income (FLI) & 1915 Commencement Celebration

Sunday, May 8
1p.m. - 3p.m. Eastern | Emory Student Center, Multipurpose Rooms

Alumni First Generation Student


Join us to celebrate graduating first-gen and/or low-income (FLI) students! Alumni, family, friends, and peers will recognize students’ work and perseverance while receiving honor cords from family and friends. Learn about the many programs and organizations supporting first-generation and low-income college students at Emory including 1915 Scholars, Empowering First, QuestBridge Scholars, FLIP, and Graduate FLIP.

Reception to follow at 2 p.m.

The Cherry Emerson Memorial Alumni Concert Honoring the Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum

Sunday, May 8
1:30p.m. - 2:30p.m. Eastern | Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

Sponsored by: Emory Alumni Association

Alumni Student


Classical concert and reception open to SCCA alumni and all Emory guests; precedes SCCA Induction Ceremony

Currently the Schwartz Center is requiring proof of vaccination for entry. Please come prepared to show your vaccine card. 

The Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum Medallion Ceremony and Jake's Golden Heart Recognition

Sunday, May 8
3p.m. - 4:30p.m. Eastern | Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

Sponsored by: Emory Alumni Association

Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


Join the Emory Alumni Association for a ceremony to recognize graduates of 50 years or more. The 2022 Jake's Golden Heart recipient will be honored during the event.

Currently the Schwartz Center is requiring proof of vaccination for entry. Please come prepared to show your vaccine card. 

Asian, Pacific Island, and Desi American Graduation Ceremony

Sunday, May 8
6p.m. - 8p.m. Eastern | Emory Student Center

Sponsored by: Emory Alumni Association

Alumni


Join us as we extend our warmest congratulations to all our Class of 2022 graduates! This ceremony honors the heritages and contributions of our graduating Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi American community members and is hosted by the Office for RACE (Racial and Cultural Engagement).

The Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum Breakfast and Robing

Monday, May 9
6:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. Eastern | Candler Library Matheson Reading Room

Sponsored by: Emory Alumni Association

Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum


Golden robes and caps will be distributed. Light breakfast will be available for alumni and their guests. Individual and group photos will be taken. Guest seating will be reserved near SCCA participants on the Quadrangle. SCCA member procession begins promptly at 8:30 a.m.

If you are interested in attending the Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum Breakfast and Robing, please call Damoneke Harper at 757.637.5595

Emory University Commencement Ceremony Livestream

Monday, May 9
8:30a.m. - 10a.m. Eastern | Virtual Program


Enjoy a livestream of the pomp and circumstance of Emory’s processional march featuring full academic regalia, the keynote address, honorary degree presentations, the president’s address to the graduating class, and the formal group conferral of all student degrees earned.  Emory's twenty-first president, President Gregory L. Fenves, presides over the event. The ceremony will feature keynote speaker Tyler Perry, the Georgia-based entertainment entrepreneur, visionary, and creative force.


*The link you will use to join the livestream will be included in your confirmation email.

Emory Alumni Commencement Watch Party - Emory Point

Monday, May 9
8:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. Eastern | The Hatchery at Emory Point

Sponsored by: Emory Alumni Association

Alumni


Join fellow alumni for breakfast, fellowship, and a livestream of Tyler Perry’s address at the 2022 Emory Commencement. “Tyler Perry is a visionary creative force — writing, directing, producing and performing in plays, films and TV shows that move, entertain and inspire,” Emory President Gregory L. Fenves said. “Equally impressive are his endeavors as a philanthropist, humanitarian and social justice advocate. Whether funding scholarships for talented students, covering the grocery bills of elderly Atlanta residents, or supporting global disaster relief, he is renowned for creating opportunities and giving back to his community.” Please join us to celebrate this momentous occasion with fellow alumni and enjoy complimentary breakfast and coffee. Thank you to our sponsors, the Caucus of Emory Black Alumni and The Hatchery!