McAfee School of Theology Graduation Information
(graduates please see details below)

Graduation Reception & Service
Friday, May 13, 2011 TBA
Smoke Rise Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:00 a.m.

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Questions: Contact Diane Frazier

TO: 2011 McAfee School of Theology Graduates

FROM: Diane Frazier and Becky Nelson

All obligations to the University must be satisfied prior to commencement. This includes return of library books and other University property to the appropriate offices and payment in full of outstanding indebtedness (parking fines, library fines, tuition balances, etc.).

Academic regalia will be available for pickup from the Mercer Bookstore in Atlanta. The regalia will be yours to keep. It is important that caps, gowns, and hoods be uniform in appearance. Try on and press your regalia before the ceremony.

Reception – Friday, May 13, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

The Banquet will be held in the Fellowship Hall of Smoke Rise Baptist Church in Stone Mountain. Please notify Becky or Diane if you have any guests who will need assistance.

Commissioning Service, Friday, May 13, 2011, 8:00 p.m.

The Commissioning Service will be held in the sanctuary of Smoke Rise Baptist Church. Again, if you have guests who will need assistance, please notify Diane or Becky.

Commencement, Saturday, May 14, 2011, 9:00 a.m.

All upcoming McAfee Grads, please consult this link for important information and deadlines regarding May 2011 Commencement:

Recommended attire

No jackets – men should wear dark slacks, dark shoes, and a shirt with a white collar. Women should wear comfortable dark dress shoes with a dress or skirt that does not show below the gown; or dark slacks and a blouse. Try on and press your academic regalia before the ceremony.

Wearing of Academic Regalia

Only the traditional cap and gown, with or without hood, and University-approved cords or ribbons are authorized for wear. Any addition to the formal academic regalia must be approved at least two weeks in advance and must represent only those organizations recognized by the University. Only the Dean can grant approval.


Hotel Accommodations

For those of you who may have family or friends requiring hotel accommodations, McAfee has reserved a block of rooms at two hotels close by campus. When making reservations ask for the "McAfee School of Theology Commencement" room rate.

Courtyard Marriott
1236 Executive Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30329
$79.00 Mercer Rate
Includes Breakfast, Internet & Transportation to Campus

Hampton Inn Northlake
3400 Northlake Parkway, NE
Tucker, GA 30084
$69.00 per night single or double
Includes complimentary continental breakfast

Holiday Inn/Northlake
2158 Ranchwood Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30345
$80.00 per night single or double
includes complimentary continental breakfast

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