Weekend Schedule

 Gonzaga graduates 

Commencement Season 2019 - Master Schedule

Updated 3/25/19

The commencement ceremonies are open to the general public, no tickets required and no guest limits.  Most of the other special events listed here are by invite only and are arranged by various departments with an affiliation with the group being celebrated. 

Tuesday, April 23
3:30-5pm: Academic Honors Convocation in Hemmingson Ballroom

Thursday, April 25
4-6pm: Lavender Celebration in Hemmingson 314

Friday, April 26
6-9pm: Asian Pacific Islander Celebration at Whitworth University in Hixon Union Building
6:30-10pm: Native American Community Celebration in Cataldo Hall Globe Room

Saturday, April 27
2-4pm: Spokane African American Celebration in Hemmingson Ballroom 

Thursday, May 2
3-7pm: Military Science Awards in Cataldo
5-7pm: Communication Studies Senior Celebration in Magnuson Theatre Lobby
5-8:30pm: Hispanic Recognition Ceremony at Spokane Community Colleges, Building 6

Sunday, May 5
3-8:30pm: Biology Graduation Celebration at Bozarth Mansion
5-8pm: Religious Studies Party in Herak Club Room
5:30-9pm: Theater and Dance Celebration in Magnuson Theatre

Monday, May 6
9am-6pm: Student Attire Pickup Begins in the Zag Shop
4-6pm: Modern Languages Senior Social in Hemmingson Jundt Lounge
6-8pm: Order of the Engineer Ceremony in McCarthey Herak Club Room

Tuesday, May 7
4-7pm: Student Teaching Celebration in Hemmingson Ballroom

Wednesday, May 8 - no events

Thursday, May 9
3-4:30pm: English Language Center Graduation in Hemmingson 314
4:30-6:30pm: Global Scholar Social in Hemmingson CGE Suite
6-9pm: Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership Banquet at Bozarth Mansion

Friday, May 10
11:30am-1pm: Magis Award Ceremony and Luncheon in Hemmingson Ballroom
3:30-4:30pm: Social Justice Missioning Ceremony in College Hall Chapel
4-6:30pm: Graduate School of Business Celebration in Hemmingson Ballroom
4-7pm: Graduate Nursing Social in Tilford
5-6pm: Army-ROTC Commissioning in St. Aloysius Church
6-7:30pm: Army-ROTC Commissioning Reception in Cataldo Hall
5:30-6:30pm: Law Mass in College Hall Chapel
6-9pm: Transfer & Veterans Celebration in McCarthey Herak Club Room
6:30-8:30pm: Law Friends and Family Social in Magnuson Theatere Lobby

Saturday, May 11
8:30-11am: College of Arts & Sciences Student Awards in Hemmingson Ballroom
9-10:30am: Law Commencement in McCarthey Center, Social following at Law School til 12noon
9-11am: Nursing Pinning Ceremony in St. Aloysius Church, Reception following in Cataldo until 12:30pm
9:30-11am: MASAA Social in Rosauer Lounge
12-2pm: Graduate Commencement in McCarthey Center, social following on Quad Lawn until 3:30pm
1-3pm: Sociology Research Reception in Hemmingson Auditorium
2-3:30pm: Hogan Program Celebration in Jepson Lobby
2-4pm: Education Graduate Reception at Rosauer North Lawn
2:30-5pm: Leadership Studies Graduate Luncheon in Hemmingson Ballroom
4-5:30pm: Commencement Mass in McCarthey Center, no reception

Sunday, May 12
9:30a-12:30p: Undergraduate Ceremony at Spokane Arena
12:30-2:30pm: Undergraduate Social on Quad Lawn

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

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