Dates & Events


Law School Commencement 2014

Monday, March 3
Last date to order your cap & gown with no late fee assessed.

Tuesday, March 4 to Friday, April 18
LATE FEE OF $15 will be assessed on cap & gown orders postmarked this date or later.

Mid March
Graduation announcements will be mailed to your home address.

Saturday,  April 19, through Commencement
LAST MINUTE CAP & GOWN ORDERS - These orders will be accepted based on availability onlyAdditional overnight air shipping charges will apply.

Monday, April 28, through Thursday, May 8

Wednesday, May 7, through Friday, May 9
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - CAP & GOWN DISTRIBUTION for graduating law students - Center for Professional Development, Room 142

Thursday, May 8 
5:00-5:30 p.m. - LAW COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL, McCarthey Athletic Center.

Friday, May 9
5:30 p.m. - SCHOOL OF LAW BACCALAUREATE MASS.  University Chapel on the third floor of College Hall. 

Saturday, May 10
8:00 a.m. - CLASS PICTURE in front of School of Law Building
No later than 8:45 a.m. - GRADUATING LAW STUDENTS LINE UP in the gym in The Martin Centre
9:30 a.m. - CEREMONY BEGINS in the McCarthey Athletic Center
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - (After Ceremony) SOCIAL FOR GRADUATES, FACULTY AND FAMILIES, lawn of the School of Law

  • If you have any questions, please contact Barb Anderson in the School of Law at 509.313.3740 or or Susie Prusch at 509.313.5571 or
  • Stop by the Gonzaga Bookstore in the BARC to pick up those special souvenirs. Bookstore hours the week of May 5 - 9, 2014: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • If you plan to attend Commencement and you have special needs for seating (wheelchairs, walkers, etc.), please contact Barb Anderson no later than two weeks prior to Commencement (and earlier, if possible) so that we can make the necessary arrangements for you.
University Events Contact
Susie Prusch
Manager, University Events

Jana Wolf, MA
Program Coordinator