Baccalaureate Location: Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church

625 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.

Free Parking lots behind and on either side of the church. Please observe parking signs in the surrounding neighborhood.

Commencement Location: Mann Center for the Performing Arts

We are excited to announce that once again our Commencement Ceremonies will be held at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts at 5201 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

This is a lovely Outdoor Amphitheater in Fairmount Park, please dress accordingly.

Parking is Free.

Please see below for the Mann Center for the Performing Arts Graduation Venue Policies. 

Mann Center for the Performing Arts Venue Policies

Permitted Items 
  • One 20-oz. plastic, factory-sealed bottle of water per person 
  • Empty refillable water bottles 
  • Umbrellas (small, collapsible-shaft umbrellas, i.e. purse umbrellas, tote umbrellas, etc.)
  • Blankets 
  • Costumes (masks, sharp objects, large props, and weapons of any kind are not permitted)
  • Posters (8.5" x 14" at the largest) 
Prohibited Items 
  • Balloons of any kind 
  • Weapons of any kind, including pepper spray / mace 
  • Selfie sticks 
  • Cigarette lighters / vaping devices 
  • Outside food, beverages, and alcohol 
  • Cans 
  • Kegs and mini-kegs 
  • Glass containers of any kind 
  • iPads / Tablets / Laptops 
  • Drones / GoPros 
  • Tents / canopies / camping equipment 
  • Bags that do not comply with the Mann's bag policy 
  • Beach / golf umbrellas 
  • Laser pointers 
  • Costume masks 
  • Illegal drugs 
  • Animals (service animals are welcome, but no pets) 
  • Professional camera equipment & flash photography 
  • Lawn chairs

In consideration of our patrons and in compliance with the City of Philadelphia Ordinance maintaining smoke-free  Parks & Recreation facilities, the Mann maintains a smoke-free campus.

Security Screening 

All patrons will be required to pass through a magnetometer (hand wanding/screening is available upon request).  Bags are subject to search upon entry to the venue. The Mann has the right to restrict any items at any time without  prior warning.


Re-entry is not permitted.

Bag Policy 

The Mann's bag policy is for the safety of our patrons and requires search of all bags prior to venue entry. Bags must be  no larger than 12"x6"x12". Backpacks are not allowed. Patrons who arrive with a non-permitted bag will be asked to place the bag back in their vehicle.