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Commencement Schedule

Click here to download the December 2014 commencement week postcard (pdf)

Monday, December 8 thru Sunday, December 14
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Bookstore
Graduates pick up caps and gowns through December 14.

Bookstore Hours

Monday, December 8 and Thursday, December 11 Open until 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, December 9, 10 and 12 Open until 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 13 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 14 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

50 Nights to Commencement Celebration: Friday, October 24, 2014
Students will have the opportunity to meet our Winter 2014 Commencement Speaker, Sister Deirdre Mullan, RSM. Sister Deirdre is a delegate to the United Nations from the Sisters of Mercy. There will be a cocktail reception starting at 6:30 p.m. Complimentary digital head shots will be taken at the event. RSVP to by October 10th, 2014.

Saturday, December 13
3:00 p.m. Commencement Rehearsal in the Anderson Center
Commencement Rehearsal  for all graduates; unless excused by the Registrar’s Office, all graduates must attend the commencement rehearsal and ceremony. Graduates are to have their caps and gowns for rehearsal, which may be picked up at the bookstore.

Saturday, December 13
4:00 p.m Class Photographs in the Anderson Center
Class Photographs will be taken following rehearsal. The entire class will be photographed as a group in the Anderson Center. Caps and gowns are required. 

Sunday, December 14
10:30 a.m. Baccalaureate Mass, Anderson Center
Graduates and families of all faiths are welcome to participate in this important part of our Mercy tradition. No tickets are required for admission.

12:00 p.m. Commencement Luncheon, Dining Hall
No charge for graduates and guests are $9.00 per person.  Tickets are required, contact the bookstore at (570)-674-6271

1:15 p.m. Line up for Commencement, MacDowell Hall

2:00 p.m. Commencement Convocation in the Anderson Center
Commencement Convocation, Tickets required, six tickets per graduate. Graduates may pick up tickets in the Bookstore starting December 1st, after completing the online graduating student survey.