Congratulations on joining the esteemed ranks of
Saint Mary graduates!


As Commencement approaches, there are a few important dates and events for you to remember:

Convocation & Hooding


Rehearsal

3 p.m., Monday, April 25, 2016
in Annunciation Chapel

  • Meet in Berchmans First Floor and process to Annunciation

Ceremony

3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, 2016
in Annunciation Chapel

  • Meet in Berchmans First Floor and process to Annunciation



DPT Pinning


Ceremony

4 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2016
in Annunciation Chapel

Doctor of Physical Therapy graduates are presented with the official USM pin, a symbol of achievement in the field.

All DPT grads are expected to attend. Families and friends are welcome as well.




Nurses Pinning


Ceremony

7 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2016
in Annunciation Chapel

Nursing grads are presented with the official USM pin, a symbol of achievement in the field.

The pinning ceremony is an historic ritual that dates all the way back to Florence Nightengale. All nursing graduates are expected to attend. Families and friends are welcome as well.




Commencement


Rehearsal

1 p.m., Saturday, April 30, 2016
in McGilley Fieldhouse


Senior Send Off—
Wine and Cheese Reception

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Following Commencement practice at the Alumni Brick Courtyard (at the front steps of Xavier Hall)

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Baccalaureate Mass

10 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2016
in Annunciation Chapel

Graduates and families of all faiths are invited to attend.


Brunch

11 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2016
in Saint Joseph Dining Hall

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Ceremony

1 p.m., Saturday, May 7, 2016
in McGilley Fieldhouse
 - Doors open at 11:30


Lemonade Reception

Following Commencement, Saturday, May 7, 2016
on the Front Circle




Attire:

Graduation regalia (cap and gown) is required for:

  • Commencement

  • Convocation & Hooding Ceremony

  • Baccalaureate Mass


Regalia is not required for rehearsals.

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A $50.00 late fee will be applied to all cap and gown orders ordered after April 11, 2016.

 


*Note: the Convocation & Hooding Ceremony is for undergraduates only. Master's and Doctoral students are hooded at Commencement.