The Spring Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies will be held at Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church.

Address: 1203 Ninth Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37208

Commencement Walkthrough Rehearsal

Tuesday, May 14 @ 5 pm CT


Baccalaureate Service

Wednesday, May 15 @ 6 pm CT

Speaker: Rev. Byron Anthony Jackson
Senior Pastor of Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church


2024 Spring Commencement

Thursday, May 16 @ 10 am CT

Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Bestselling author and Distinguished University Professor at Vanderbilt University

Where should I wear to rehearsal?

Please wear the shoes you plan to walk in (ex: if you are wearing heels).


What should I wear to both ceremonies?
The Baccalaureate Service is all black dress attire (no jeans and no tennis shoes).

Commencement attire is black and white. Men, please wear black suits with a white shirt and black tie. Everyone in required to wear black closed toe shoes.


Will the ceremonies be livestreamed?

Our 2024 Spring Baccalaureate Service and Commencement will be livestreamed via our Official ABC Facebook Page.


Will guests have to have tickets?
More details will be announced in May 2023.