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Below is some important information for Faculty regarding Commencement Weekend 2020:

RSVP for Commencement Activities
Follow this link to RSVP for Commencement Activities.

Pre-ordered cap and gown
Your pre-ordered cap and gown may be picked up at the bookstore.

Academic Awards Ceremony – Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
Assemble in Peterson Center Racquetball Courts by 10:30 a.m.

Commencement Mass – Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
Assemble in Peterson Center Racquetball Courts by 3:15 p.m.

Commencement Day – Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

  • A bus is leaving from the priory at 8:30 a.m. for the Dunkin’ Donuts Center
  • Faculty who are working should arrive at the DDC by 8:50 a.m.; enter through the stage door entrance in the back of the DDC building
  • Coffee and light refreshments will be available
  • Room 3 on the ground floor is your vesting site
  • Busses will return to campus following the ceremony, leaving from the front of the Convention Center (next door), Sabin Street side

Timing of the ceremony
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
The procession begins promptly at 10:30 a.m.
The sequence for the conferral of degrees is as follows: undergraduate B.A., B.S.; School of Continuing Education; Graduate Studies Program; and Honorary Degrees.
Commencement Exercises generally conclude by 1:30 p.m.