Graduation information for students at Methodist College

Graduation Information

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP AT THE ADMINISTRATION RECEPTION WINDOW. (Please see below for more information about graduation tickets.)

Methodist College holds a Commencement Ceremony in December for fall graduates and in May for spring graduates. August graduates may walk the stage in December. Our next commencement is scheduled for:

Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony 

Date: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - Processional Begins at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Bethany Baptist Church*
7422 N. Heinz Lane
Edwards, IL 61528

Bethany Baptist Church is located one and a half miles west of the Methodist College campus, off Highway 150 (War Memorial). 

Students should plan to arrive at 8:30 a.m. for robing, group and individual pictures, and instructions.

*PLEASE NOTE:  The use of Bethany Baptist Church is strictly as a venue, and not because of any religious affiliation. The Commencement Ceremony will not have any religious programming, although there will be an invocation and benediction provided as has been the tradition of Methodist College commencement ceremonies in the past. 

To order academic regalia (cap and gown) visit: Jostens Online Store.

Graduation Tickets


Each student participating in commencement will receive eight (8) tickets for family members. More may be requested from Dr. Keith Branham at, but supplies and space are limited.

Spring 2017 Commencement Photographs for Ordering (Creative Photography, Inc)

Spring 2017 Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society Induction Photographs

Spring 2017 Senior Celebration Presentation (PDF)

Spring 2017 Senior Celebration Photographs