2023 World Conference Commencement
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Dr. Tim Clinton, President of the AACC, and Dr. Ron Hawkins., Executive Chair of the Executive Board of the AACC, will be officiating the commencement. All graduates will get cords for your specific diploma to wear during Commencement.
The Commencement speaker will be Dr. Ron Hawkins. Apply now and make plans to walk across the stage in cap and gown and receive your diploma from Dr. Tim Clinton and Dr. Ron Hawkins this year!
Completion of all of your course work by June 30th, 2023 for one of the following programs is required to participate in the Graduation Commencement Ceremony.
Biblical Counseling and Psychology
Family Advocacy & Public Policy
Child Development and Parenting Studies
Crisis Response, Trauma Care, and Suicide Prevention
Special Music: Guest: Michael O’Brien
Sponsored By: Gloo
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to attend the Know Hope World Conference to be a part of Commencement?
No, but we really encourage you to come and join us to continue your learning.
Do I have to wear a cap and gown to graduate?
Yes, you must have your cap and gown to walk in the Commencement Ceremony. Once you have been confirmed for graduation, you will be given information about how to order your cap and gown.
What if I am not finished with my courses right now?
You must finish all of your course work by June 30, 2023 to be eligible to walk in the Commencement Ceremony.
How many people can I bring to see me graduate?
As many as you would like!
Will there be a photographer?
Yes, we will have a professional photographer and you will be able to order pictures from them.
Will I receive my diploma during graduation?
No, you would have already received your diploma after you completed your course work.
What do I need to bring with me to Graduation?
You will need your cap and gown and the “Ticket” we send you via email in order to graduate.
If I have more questions about Commencement, who can I talk to?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have more questions.