President John Garvey announced this year's commencement speaker. Read more
Father Thomas Joseph White O.P.
To celebrate the significant academic achievements of our graduates, each spring we host Commencement.
9:30 a.m. : School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony
Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
3:00 p.m.: Senior Athletics Awards, Great Room, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center
Immediately following Baccalaureate Mass: President's Reception, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center
President and Mrs. Garvey invite all graduating students and their families to this reception honoring the Class of 2022. This reception takes place at the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center; both inside and on the patio outside the center. The reception lasts until 7:30 p.m. and features heavy hors d'oeuvres and an assortment of beverages. It is an opportunity to greet President and Mrs. Garvey in an open and relaxed setting.
Following the Commencement Exercises, diplomas are distributed to students in separate ceremonies organized by each school. Please refer to the Diploma Distribution page for locations of the ceremonies for each school. Kindly refer to your school for specific school information.
11:00 a.m.: Law School Commencement Exercises
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Information regarding Law School Commencement can be found here.