Graduation Information

Class of 2022 graduates toss their graduation hats in celebration

Graduation Information

Congratulations! We are sure you are looking forward to celebrating the Class of 2023's graduation from Bryn Athyn College and the College community is very excited to share this milestone with you and your family. For information about where to stay, review the Lodging Information.

This page is designed to help guide you in planning your commencement weekend. However, should you or your family have any additional questions or special needs please contact or 267-502-2474. Our goal is to make this year’s graduation a safe, memorable event for all.

Graduation ceremony will take place Satuday May 27th at 10:00am at the Asplundh Field House (2775 Buck Rd, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009). Graduates will assemble at the Brickman fountain at 8:45am for photos and to get ready with their classmate and faculty.


The commencement ceremony will be livestreamed and recorded for those who wish to attend remotely.

Watch Graduation Livestream

2023 Graduation Events


May 19- May 26 Cap & Gowns available for pick up from the Registrar's Office

Friday, May 26th 2023
2:30pm Asplundh Field House Commencement Rehearsal
All graduates to run through the ceremony
4:00pm - 5:30pm College Center Celebration Reception
Appetizers, desserts, and beverages with a brief address and awards. RSVP required, register below.
Saturday, May 27th 2023

Brickman Fountain

Traditional photographs for graduates and faculty

Brickman Fountain

Graduates Procession
Graduates make their way together to the ceremony.


Asplundh Field House

Commencement Ceremony
Graduates will receive their diplomas and be honored in various speeches.

Immediately following ceremony

Outside the Asplundh Field House

Cap Toss Photo
Traditional photo of all graduates celebrating with the cap toss.


Graduation Speaker: Susan deMaine

After graduating from the ANC Girls’ School in 1988, Susan attended Bryn Athyn College for two years. She completed her undergraduate education at Penn State earning a bachelor’s degree in art history, having been inspired by her classes with Prof. Martha Gyllenhaal and a part-time job at Glencairn. In 1995, she returned to school for a master’s degree in library science at the University of Kentucky, and followed that with a law degree. After graduating from law school, Susan worked for the Honorable David A. Nelson, a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati, Ohio.

After a move took Susan and her family to Indianapolis, she spent several years away from professional life to be with her young children full time. In 2011, she took up her career again, starting as a professor of legal writing and then joining the law library faculty at Indiana University’s McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. After nine successful years at IU McKinney, she was selected to be the Director of the Jerome Hall Law Library and a Senior Lecturer at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law.

Susan is very active in the profession of law librarianship. She has published several articles and book chapters, presents frequently, and is currently a member of the Executive Board of the American Association of Law Libraries. She is also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Academy of the New Church and particularly enjoys serving on the Board’s College Committee. 

Register for 2023 Celebration Reception