Tabor College One-hundred-eleventh Commencement
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Joel H. Wiens Stadium at Reimer Field
Symphonic Band Concert 9:30 a.m.
Commencement Exercise 10:00 a.m.
Fall 2020 Commencement Recording
Photos from Commencement
For your Safety
Tabor College is currently in the GREEN level of its COVID plan. Social distancing is encouraged and may be practiced in respect of others. Masks are not mandated, no ticketing and no health screenings will be included.
Any changes to the above information will be released if needed.
Parking and Stadium Entry Map
Commencement Ceremony Inclement Weather Plan
Any changes due to inclement weather will be announced on Thursday, May 13. If the event does need to be moved, it would be held in the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. If the ceremony does move indoors, a detailed ticketing/seating plan will be released as soon as possible.
- Each graduate will have access to 3 free tickets which can ONLY be reserved through the students’ Tabor login by going to tabor.edu/tickets.
- Additional tickets may be purchased for $13 per ticket on tabor.edu/tickets. You must have a paper or electronic ticket in hand.
- Tables and chairs will be set out with distancing in mind, hand sanitizer will be available.
President’s Party Inclement Weather Plan
Any changes due to inclement weather will be announced on Wednesday, May 12. If the event does need to be moved, it would be held in the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts. Attendance, seats available will be announced at a later date if the event does move indoors.
To view candidates for each degree, click on the Graduate Spotlight button below.Graduate Spotlight
Click here to view the pictures of past events.
Watch the playback of Tabor’s 108th Commencement.
Directions and a downloadable map of the Tabor College campus.
An application for a degree must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office at least six weeks prior to the date that the degree is to be conferred. The links below provide you with the forms you will need to apply for a degree:
Tabor College – Hillsboro campus
Commencement exercises are held once a year in May, but degrees can be conferred at other times. Students who have completed all degree requirements are encouraged to participate in Commencement. In addition, students who have obtained a 2.0 GPA and who have no more than 12 hours of deficiencies may participate in Commencement provided they have an approved plan to complete all requirements and are enrolled at Tabor to complete those requirements during the subsequent summer or fall term.
When will I get my diploma?
Degrees will be conferred and diplomas will be issued to students upon completion of their degree requirements and after approval by the Tabor faculty and Board of Directors in February, May, October or December. Students who have all degree requirements completed by Commencement will receive their diplomas shortly after the Commencement ceremony.