Details Every Grad Needs to Know



Light refreshments will be available for purchase in the Griffin's Den in Fournier Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.



The ceremony will be held outside under the Grand Tent, rain or shine. 

Graduates assemble and robe for Commencement in the Redmond Room, located on first floor of St.Joseph Hall in the Rotunda at 9:30 a.m.

Event Etiquette  

Due to the significance of Commencement, we ask our audience to refrain from using noise makers of any kind and to hold their applause until the end of the ceremony. Everyone in attendance eagerly awaits the announcement of their Graduate’s name. Please be respectful and courteous. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Diploma Distribution  

Diplomas will be distributed at the Summer House immediately following the Commencement ceremonies. Distribution will be by school (School of Undergraduate Studies, School of Continuing & Professional Studies or School of Graduate Studies), alphabetically.