Graduate Commencement

Graduate Program Commencement 2016

No tickets are required for any celebration event. No guest limit.

See the weekend schedule for special celebration events hosted by academic areas through the weekend.

Friday May 6, 2016

Student Rehearsal 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in McCarthey Athletic Center- a courtesy event to help students prepare, not required. 

Saturday May 7, 2016

Commencement Ceremony at 12:00 to 2:00 the McCarthey Athletic Center

Blaine Harden will deliver the Graduate Commencement Address and receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree.

11:15 a.m. – Student lineup The Martin Centre Gym.
                     Guests go to the McCarthey Athletic Center
11:45 a.m. – Students move into position for the academic procession
12:00 noon – Ceremony begins
2:00 p.m.  – Champagne social on the McCarthey South Lawn.

Commencement Mass in McCarthey Athletic Center 4:00 to 5:3:00pm (all faiths welcome)

Rose sales at each ceremony event hosted by the Center for Cura Personalis, with proceeds for Gonzaga Peer Educators who provide programs and services for healthy living on campus. Just $5 per single red rose with protective plastic covering. Cash only.

Angela Ruff
Special Projects Manager