Graduate Commencement

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Graduate Program Commencement 2018

No tickets are required for any celebration event, all are open seating. No guest limit.

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

Commencement Speaker

Will be announced March 20th, 2018.

Saturday May 12, 2018

Commencement Ceremony at 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.in the McCarthey Athletic Center

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.  – Social on the Quad Lawn until 3:30pm.

Commencement Mass (Meets Sunday obligation) in McCarthey Athletic Center 3:30 to 5:00pm (all faiths welcome) with reception immediately following on Quad Lawn until 6pm

Ceremony Photographs:  A professional photography company will take three photos of your student at the ceremony –posed before going on stage, with the dean on stage, and with the president upon leaving the stage.   Guests will not be allowed onto the ceremony floor to take photographs.  A link with access to proofs will be sent to the student by June 1.



Graduate Protocols and Seating

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Doctoral Hooding Diagrams

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Graduate Ceremony Booklet


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Live Stream location of the 2017 ceremony




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Angela Ruff
Special Projects Manager
509-313-3572
ruff@gonzaga.edu
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