Graduate Commencement

 Grad Commencement 

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.

Large signs/bobbleheads and balloons are not allowed in any ceremony facility.

Disabled seating is managed by the professional crowd support staff on site at each facility.  Arrive early, and drop off your limited mobility person near the entry doors before parking.

Saturday May 12, 2018

Attire Pick-up

   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.


To Learn More, Contact Angela Ruff, Manager of Academic Events

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