Students at commencement


Saturday, May 21, 2016

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Campus buildings open for self-guided tours

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Class of 2016 Picnic
Olson Campus Center

Students, faculty, staff and families are invited. There is no charge for this event.

1 p.m.

Senior Class Picture

Taken in front of Bockman Hall

2 p.m.

Baccalaureate Service—Worship with Holy Communion
OCC Chapel of the Incarnation
Preacher: Steven Paulson, Professor of Systematic Theology
Presider: Rolf Jacobson, Professor of Old Testament and the Alvin N. Rogness Chair of Scripture, Theology and Ministry

Sunday, May 22, 2016

3 p.m.


Central Lutheran Church
333 S. 12th St., Minneapolis, Minn.
Faculty speaker: Lois Malcolm, Professor of Systematic Theology
Student Speaker: Ben Eisele, Master of Divinity Candidate

Commencement Live Stream

The 2016 Commencement Service will be live-streamed through the Central Lutheran Church's website. To connect to the stream, follow this link: Once this is open, click on the phrase "Click here to connect to the Audio Stream." The stream will be live 10 minutes prior to the start of the service. 


Photos from the 2016 Commencement Picnic and Baccalaureate Service, Commencement Sunday and graduates receiving their hoods will be posted at the Luther Seminary Flickr account in individual sets. To download, go to:

2016 video recording

Watch the entire 2016 Commencement service:

2015 audio recording

Listen to the entire 2015 Commencement service: Commencement 2015