2016 Schedule of Events

FRIDAY - May 27, 2016
7:00 p.m. - Class Night - DeNaples Center Ballroom 407

Those who have been notified as award winners should report to the Theatre (Room 401) by 6:00 pm for pictures. Robe only is required (no cap or hood).

Reception will follow in the first floor lobby.

SATURDAY - May 28, 2016
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - PT Graduation Awards Ceremony - DeNaples Center Ballroom 407

9:30 a.m. - Nursing Pinning Ceremony - Long Center

(Reception will follow in the Long Center Lobby)

1:30 p.m. - ROTC Commissioning - Houlihan-McLean Center

(Reception will follow the event)

3:15 p.m. - Robing for Mass - Walkway between St. Thomas Hall and LongCenter

Academic robe only (no cap or hood).
Do not plan on leaving anything behind.

4:00 p.m. - Baccalaureate Mass - Byron Center

Ceremony begins with a procession at 4:00 p.m.
Guests will be seated by the ushers. Seating will be interrupted when processional begins and will continue after graduates are seated.

Baccalaureate Mass is an act of worship; taking photos or leaving before the ministers exit is inappropriate.

8:30 p.m. - President's Reception for Graduates & Parents - Byron Center

Admission tickets are required (invitations are sent to the families of undergraduates).

SUNDAY - May 29, 2016
11:00 a.m. - Commencement Assembly - Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Students should report in full academic attire (robe, cap with tassel and hood) with numbered placement card. Do not plan on leaving anything behind.

12:00 p.m. - Academic Procession and Commencement - Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
During the ceremony each graduate will march across the stage and receive a scroll from Fr. Quinn.