Commencement

Commencement Exercises

Commencement is our favorite time of year! Join us to celebrate our graduates and learn everything you need to prepare for graduation.

Commencement Ceremonies

A group of graduates in caps and gowns outside Lawlor Events Center

Winter Commencement 2019

December 7, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. | Lawlor Events Center

A graduate with guests on the Quad

Spring Commencement 2020

Thursday, May 14 at 4:45 p.m. | Friday, May 15 at 8:00 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. | Saturday, May 16 at 8:00 a.m. | University Quadrangle

A group of graduates in caps and gowns outside Lawlor Events Center

Commencement checklist

Are you ready to walk across the stage to receive your diploma? Review our Commencement Checklist to make sure you're prepared for graduation day.

Information for guests

Commencement balloons with congratulatory messages

Family and friends

We're excited you're joining us for Commencement! Learn more about getting to campus, seating at Commencement and where to park. 

Faculty process in at commencement

Faculty and staff

We encourage all our faculty and staff to participate in commencement ceremonies. Learn more about attending commencement as a faculty or staff member.