2017 commencement exercises will be held on Saturday, May 13th for the Theological School, Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and for the College of Liberal Arts. More information will be available in the coming weeks. We look forward to celebrating with you and your families!

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Drew proudly welcomed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as its 2016 Commencement speaker. The celebrated athlete, author and activist also received an honorary degree in humane letters. Read about Mr. Abdul-Jabbar’s Commencement address.

Drew also presented honorary degrees to William C. Campbell, Nobel Prize winner and RISE Fellow, and Robert Ready, dean of the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies.


Professional photographs of each graduate were taken both on stage as well as while leaving the platform. GradImages is Drew’s commencement photographer.