Houghton Students Walking to Commencement


Commencement 2019

Friday, May 9th

Join us for the celebration of Houghton graduation.


Friday, May 8th 6:30PM, Wesley Chapel


Saturday, May 9th 10:00AM, Wesley Chapel

Commencement Tickets

At commencement rehearsal, Friday morning, May 8th, each graduating senior will receive four (4) reserved seat tickets for commencement on Saturday, May 9th. These tickets are designated for Wesley Chapel only, but are not reserved by seat number.

Special accommodations

Guests using wheelchairs or walkers must have a ticket to be seated in the Wesley Chapel for commencement. Those with special family needs may contact commencement@houghton.edu.

Non-ticketed, open seating will be available in the Center for Fine Arts Recital Hall. The ceremony will also be broadcast via television on the main and lower levels of the Campus Center. Any open seats remaining in the chapel after 9:45 a.m. will be available, as well as additional seating in the Wesley Chapel foyer following the procession.


The Baccalaureate service will be held on Friday, May 8th at 6:30PM and is open to everyone, without need for tickets.