2015 Graduation

Page updated February 18, 2015.

Graduation events for Providence Theological Seminary will take place April 17-19, 2015 in Otterburne, Manitoba.  Providence no longer offers a seperate graduation ceremony in Calgary.

Students intending to receive any degree, diploma or certificate in 2015 are reminded to complete the PDF Graduation Application prior to February 1, 2015.

2015 Graduation Activities Schedule (currently tentative)

Date Time Activity Location
April 17
11:00 am TESOL Certificate Ceremony Reimer Student Life Centre
  1:30 pm Graduation Rehearsal Gymnasium
  2:30 pm Graduation Reception Reimer Student Life Centre
  6:30 pm Seminary Grad Banquet Reimer Student Life Centre
April 18
9:00 am Gown Pick-up Theatre Classroom
  9:00 am Buffet Breakfast
(for guests of graduates)
Reimer Student Life Centre
  9:15 am Group Pictures R.W. Affleck Chapel
  10:00 am Processional Jubilee Auditorium
  10:05 am Graduation Ceremony Jubilee Auditorium
  11:30 am Graduation Luncheon Reimer Student Life Centre


Accomodations for Out-of-Province Graduates

In order to assist with the graduation costs for students who do not live in Manitoba, Providence will provide one night free room and board for out-of-province graduates and one guest only, on Friday, April 17th to Saturday, April 18th.

Please note that space is limited and rooms will be reserved on a first come, first served basis.  The rooms are double occupancy with 2 single beds (some may be bunk beds).  Washrooms might be shared with other parties in the suite.  Linens and towels are provided.

If interested, please contact Dan McLeod at or call 204-433-7488 ext. 239, by April 1st, 2015.


Graduation Banquet - Friday, April 17

The Seminary graduation banquet is held in the Providence Student Life Centre on Friday, April 17 beginning at 6:30 pm.

Please click here to order your banquet tickets online.  Please email Gayle Penner with any questions.

The cost of the banquet is $11.06 plus tax for children under the age of 12, and $22.12 plus tax for all other guests.  Please note: the banquet is complimentary for graduating students.

Buffet Breakfast - Saturday, April 18

Family and friends of the graduates are invited to a breakfast buffet in the Student Life Centre on Saturday morning from 9:00-9:45 am while the graduates are preparing for the commencement service.

The cost of the breakfast is $6.00 for all guests. This price includes taxes. All guests may pay at the door.

Graduation Luncheon - Saturday, April 18

Join us for a graduation luncheon from 11:30 am-1:00 pm in the Student Life Centre following the Graduation exercises. 

The cost of the luncheon is $11.85 for all guests. This price includes taxes. Please note: the luncheon is complimentary for graduating students. All others may pay at the door.

Diploma Framing

Please visit this page closer to April for more information about diploma framing.

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Otterburne, Manitoba, Canada, R0A 1G0
Phone: (204) 433-7488 or (800) 668-7768
Fax: (204) 433-7158
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