Montreat College will celebrate Spring Commencement exercises at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 in Anderson Auditorium. The college welcomes Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Chief of Staff Ken Barun as the keynote speaker for Commencement. To learn more about Barun, click here.

Montreat College will award diplomas to 125 students who have completed associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs. Jennifer Matthews, School of Adult and Graduate Studies graduate, and Harrison Northey, School of Arts and Sciences graduate, will give addresses to their class. An honorary degree will be conferred on Dr. Rich Gray, in recognition of his 40 years teaching at Montreat College. The college will also honor Dr. Charles T. “Chuck” Hood ’75 and Jeffrey Powell ’11 with the Distinguished Alumni Service Award. To learn more about Hood and Powers, click here.

Montreat graduates and their families are invited to numerous events over graduation weekend. Graduates of the School of Arts and Sciences and their families are invited to the annual Senior Brunch on Friday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m. in Howerton Dining Hall.  On Friday evening, all graduates are invited to the fourth annual Baccalaureate Service at 7:30 p.m. in Gaither Chapel. Rev. Dr. Jerry Lewis, lead pastor at Grace Community Church in Old Fort, North Carolina, is the featured speaker. To learn more about Lewis, click here.

All Montreat graduates and their families are invited to attend the annual Graduate BBQ Luncheon on Saturday, May 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Howerton Dining Hall.

Montreat College has Spring Commencement photographs available for purchase from Mike Thornhill Photography. To view and order images from Commencement, click here. Photos will be available for viewing and purchase on May 15.

10,000 Villages, a shop located in the Moore Center on Lake Susan, has a special discount available to all attending Commencement. Please see sales associate for details.

For directions to the main campus and a campus map, click here.

To watch a live webcast of commencement, go to at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9.