Graduate Commencement 2018
For Masters students completing studies in 2018, and approved Doctoral students. 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.
Saturday May 12, 2018
May 7-11 in the Zag Shop. Return by 5pm May 13.
Graduate Commencement Ceremony at 12:00 to 2:00pm in the McCarthey Athletic Center.
11:15am – Students lineup Martin Centre Gym. Guests to McCarthey Athletic Center.
11:45am – Students move into position for the academic procession
12:00noon – Ceremony begins
2:00pm – Social on the Quad Lawn until 3:30 p.m.
Graduate Commencement Speaker and DeSmet Medal Recipient
Fr. Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J., Director of Mission for Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
Graduate Student Speaker
Nneka Enemkpali, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
Commencement Mass in McCarthey Athletic Center 3:30 to 5:00pm
Meets Sunday obligation and all all faiths are welcome.