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School of Graduate Studies Commencement 

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Sorgenti Arena  (Tickets required)

Commencement begins at 3:00 p.m.

The Sorgenti Arena is open for seating at 1:00 p.m.

Procession begins at 2:45 p.m.


Baccalaureate Mass 

Friday, May 8, 2020

All are welcome to celebrate the Baccalaureate Mass! 

Sorgenti Arena
Begins with Procession at 6:45 p.m. Mass begins at 7:00 p.m.


School of Undergraduate Studies and School of Continuing and Professional Studies Commencement

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Sorgenti Arena  (Tickets required)

Commencement begins at 11 a.m.

The Sorgenti Arena is open for seating at 9:00 a.m.

Procession begins at 10:30 a.m.

Please allow for 30-60 minute to park your car and shuttle to campus. Commencement ceremony will last around 2 hours. Exiting campus will also take 30-60 minutes. 

Please be advised that the following items are not permitted in the arena: balloons (permitted outside arena, but not within), strollers (permitted outside arena, but not within), umbrellas (permitted outside arena, but not within), air horns or other noisemakers, glass bottles and containers (including vases), laser pointers or other disruptive items, coolers, signs, banners, sticks or poles, bicycles, skateboards, hover boards or wheelies, mace or similar substances, animals, except services animals, weapons, including but not limited to firearms and knives, and alcohol.

The area within and those surrounding the Arena (including the adjacent parking lots, soccer field and tennis courts) are tobacco-free; this includes, but is not limited to, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco and vaping devices. Additionally, graduates and guests may be asked to comply with a visual inspection of persons, bags and clothing capable of concealing prohibited items. Your cooperation in creating a safe environment for all is appreciated.

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School of Undergraduate Studies Senior Dinner

May 6, 2020     6:00 pm    SugarLoaf

In keeping with one of the most time-honored traditions of the College, the Student Government Association will host the Senior Dinner, where we will celebrate and recognize this year’s graduating class. We want to wish them well as they leave our beloved college and embark for the “real world.”

Cocktail hour will be from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm and dinner will start at 7:00 pm. 

School of Graduate Studies Pre-Comencement Gathering

May 7, 2020      1:00 pm    Rotunda, St. Joesph's Hall 

The Graduate School Pre-Commencement Gathering is time to celebrate the accomplishments of all Graduate students. Students will enjoy light refreshments and a toast with the Dean. Families of the graduates who are attending Commencement will be permitted to wait in the Arena starting at 1:00 pm.  


School of Continuing and Professional Studies Reception

April 26, 2020   6:00 pm    

A farewell graduation reception will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 26th.  All SCPS graduates are invited to the dinner. Each graduate may bring one guest. There is a $10.00 charge for the graduates ticket and $15.00 for the guest ticket.  Tickets be purchased from Mary Ann Borek in FR 11A/C 115. All attendees must have a ticket to enter.

RSVP   215-242-7706