Before Commencement

Requirements and Qualifications

Applying for Graduation

Applications for graduation may be obtained from Student Services. Complete and sign the form and submit a paper or electronic copy to Kathy Hills, Associate Registrar, located in Student Services.  For questions, contact Kathy Hills at

Applications are due February 23, 2018

Caps and Gowns

Caps and Gowns will be distributed at the Graduation Fair on Wednesday, April 25th, in Hebrews Hallway.

Graduation Announcements

If desired, graduation announcements and other memorabilia may be purchased through Jostens. Orders may take up to three weeks to be processed, so order early at


Student photographs for the commencement slideshow should be submitted to Kimberly Choo The deadline to submit photos is May 4, 2018.


Friday, May 25, 2018

8:30 am - 10:00 am
Main Auditorium/Worship Center

An informal group picture will be taken at this time. All graduates are required to attend the rehearsal. Please bring your key card to rehearsal as cards will be collected at rehearsal. If you are unable to attend, please call Kathy Hills, Associate Registrar at (509) 570-5976.

Dress Code

Dress as you will dress for the commencement ceremony.
You must wear your cap and gown.

Honors Brunch

Friday, May 25, 2018

10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Hotel RL at the Park
303 W North River Drive
Spokane, WA 99201


Dress Code

Business casual attire is required. Please dress for an important event.

Who Is Invited

Graduates, their family and guests, and MBI Faculty and Staff are invited to attend with advanced reservations.


Please make reservations at the Graduation Fair on Wednesday, April 25th from 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. After this date, please contact the Biblical Studies Campus Front Office (509) 570-5900 by May 11, 2018 with the number of attendees. Each graduate may make reservations for three attendees at no cost (for themselves and two guests). We cannot accommodate you without a reservation.


Additional reservations cost $15 each. These reservations can be purchased at the Biblical Studies Campus Front Office unitl May 11, 2018. Late adds may be available after May 11 for $25 each as space allows.


Saturday, May 26, 2018

10:00 am.
Main Auditorium/Worship Center

Moody Bible Institute-Spokane
611 E. Indiana Ave.
Spokane, WA 99207

Time To Arrive

Graduates should arrive at 9:15 am to dress in LL-5

When/Where To Assemble

Location: LL 1-3 Hallway
Please line up by 9:45 am

Dress Code/Conduct Expectations

Please dress in unaltered regalia. Remember, this is a solemn and formal academic ceremony.




For questions about Spokane Commencement, contact Kathy Hills: 

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