When and Where

The PLTS Service of Commencement is at 11:00am on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Avenue, Berkeley, Calfornia. 

Graduates should arrive at 10:00am for brief rehearsal, photographs, and lineup. 

A light reception will follow the service

Supplementary Information

Seating for up to 10 (ten) guests is available for each graduate.  The Supplementary Information Form is due by February 15, 2020.  


Regalia (gowns, hoods, sashes) are ordered through the Cal Lutheran Bookstore.  An email will be distributed to notify students of availability to order when this is activated on the Bookstore website.


Due to differing travel arrangements, a rehearsal prior to the day is not scheduled.  Graduates are asked to arrive at 10:00am on the day of Commencement for a brief rehearsal on how to come forward, where to stand, and how to be sashed or hooded.  Rehearsal will be followed by group photographs at 10:15am.  At 10:45am, the graduation procession will line up in preparation for the service.

School representatives, faculty, and staff are requested to come in full academic and/or ecclesial regalia, and be present at 10:00am as well for photographs and to line up.  


If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Student Affairs.