Approximately 953 students will graduate from Azusa Pacific University on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at the university’s fall commencement ceremonies. These graduates will earn a total of 953 degrees, including 396 bachelor’s, 462 master’s, and 98 doctoral degrees. Ceremonies include:

Saturday, December 17

  • Traditional undergraduate ceremony at 9:30 a.m.
  • Graduate ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

Ceremonies take place in APU’s Felix Event Center, located on West Campus, at 701 E. Foothill Blvd., in Azusa. Each commencement ceremony will be livestreamed through with closed captioning available via APU Facebook Live.

The commencement speaker for the ceremonies is Greg Waybright, PhD. Waybright has pastored churches in Wisconsin, Illinois, and California, most recently at Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena. Prior to Lake Avenue, Waybright was president of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois where he served for more than 12 years. He has been involved with the Evangelical Free Church of America, having served as chair of its mission, EFCA Reach Global, and as a member of its board of directors. He also currently serves on Wheaton College’s board of trustees and is vice chair of the Billy Graham Center. Most recently, Waybright completed a two-year tenure as Wheaton College’s chaplain.

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Rachel White
Executive Director of Strategic Communication
Phone: (626) 815-4502
Email: [email protected]

Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical, Christian university committed to God First and excellence in higher education. With 71 bachelor’s degrees, 44 master’s degrees, 25 certificates, 8 credentials, and 9 doctoral programs, the university offers its more than 8,000 students a high-quality education on campus, online, and at several regional locations throughout Southern California.