Approximately 1,480 students will graduate from Azusa Pacific University on Sat., December 15, 2018, at the university’s winter commencement ceremonies. The ceremonies feature 22 associate's, 819 bachelor’s, 565 master’s, and 74 doctoral degree recipients. -Bachelor’s and professional studies degree ceremony at 9:30 a.m. -Doctoral and master’s degree ceremony at 1:30 p.m. -University College/Los Angeles Pacific University ceremony at 5 p.m. -Ceremonies take place in APU’s Felix Event Center, located on West Campus, at 901 E. Alosta Ave., in Azusa.

Reverend John Edward Cager III of the Ward African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Los Angeles will deliver the commencement address. Cager has served in the African Methodist Episcopal Church for more than 20 years in several leadership capacities and pastored four congregations in Southern California before shepherding his current flock at Ward AME Church. He was named the 2007 “Pastor of the Year” by the Inland Valley News.He serves on the board of directors for several organizations, including the Greater Capacity Consortium and the First to Serve Drug Treatment Centers. Cager is the interim president of the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders and president of the AME Ministerial Alliance of Southern California.

For more information, visit the commencement page.


Rachel White
Associate Director of Public Relations
Phone: (626) 815-4502