Commencement Speaker


President John Garvey announced this year's commencement speaker. Read more

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Father Thomas Joseph White O.P.

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    Baccalaureate Mass, Friday, May 13, 4:00 p.m.

    Commencement 2022, Saturday, May 14, 10:00 a.m.

Schedule

To celebrate the significant academic achievements of our graduates, each spring we host Commencement.
 

Thursday, May 12, 2022

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

Friday, May 13, 2022

10:00 a.m.: Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony, Auditorium, Caldwell Hall

1:00 p.m.: Honors Convocation
Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
(this event is by invitation; students will be notified by the various schools and societies)

4:00 p.m.: Baccalaureate Mass
Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
See the instructions here.
 

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.

Saturday, May 14, 2022

10:00 a.m.: Commencement Exercises
East Portico of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
See the instructions here.

(In case of inclement weather
, see the plan here


Diploma Distribution
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.


Friday, May 20, 2022

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.


Congratulations Graduates!