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The Commencement of the Class of 2024 of St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) will occur on Saturday, May 18, 2024. The ceremony will begin with a prayer of thanksgiving in Three Hierarchs Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, after which all guests of the graduating class will be asked to take their seats in the Metropolitan Philip Auditorium in the John G. Rangos building. At approximately 1:30 p.m. Eastern, the visiting hierarchs, guests of honor, faculty, and graduating students will proceed to the Metropolitan Philip Auditorium for the ceremony. The ceremony will be live-streamed starting at approximately 1:30 p.m. EST.


Dr Robert P. George will give his remarks as the 2024 Commencement Speaker. Dr George has had an illustrious career and currently serves as the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.

The Commencement Ceremony of the Class of 2024 will be live-streamed for all who cannot attend in person. Please register below to indicate your plans for attendance and to receive the Zoom link to participate via live stream.

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