Ceremonies


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Special Interest Events

There are special events throughout the weekend that you can expect. Some of these events include:

  • Donning of the Stole Ceremony
    • Friday, May 20, 2022 at 4:00pm in The DeNaples Center Room 401
    • The Donning of the Stole Ceremony seeks to recognize and honor the success of graduating students from underrepresented backgrounds, particularly students of color. The ceremony will feature alumni, staff, and graduating seniors as speakers. Graduates that apply to participate and have been invited to attend, will be bestowed with a stole that can be worn at Commencement as a symbol of their accomplishments, followed by a reception with guests.
  • Class Night 
    • Friday, May 20, 2022 at 7:30pm in The DeNaples Center Ballroom, 4th floor
  • Nurses' Pinning Ceremony
    • Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 8:00am in the Byron Center
  • DPT Awards Ceremony
    • Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 12:00pm in The DeNaples Center Ballroom, 4th floor
  • President's Undergraduate Reception
    • Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 8:00pm-11:00pm in the Byron Recreation Complex
    • A celebration for our graduating undergraduate students and their families.
    • Families can reserve three complimentary tickets (including the undergraduate) by registering online. Please register only ONE time per family.
    • Tickets for additional guests can also be purchased ($35 for adults, $20 for children 12 and younger) via the same link as above.
  • ROTC Commissioning
    • Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 5:00pm in the Leahy Kane Forum 235

Undergraduate Commencement

Undergraduate Commencement is on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 12:00pm at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The address for the Arena is 255 Highland Park Boulevard and is located off exit 168 of Interstate 81 (approximately 18 miles south of campus).

At this time, tickets are NOT required for the undergraduate commencement at the Mohegan Sun Area. 

Doors open for both graduates and guests at 10:45am.To best view your graduate, please refer to this map of the seating plan at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Graduate Commencement

Graduate Commencement is on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 5:00pm at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA.  The address for the Arena is 255 Highland Park Boulevard and is located off exit 168 of Interstate 81 (approximately 18 miles south of campus).

At this time, tickets are NOT required for the graduate commencement at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

Doors open for both graduates and guests at 4:00pm. To best view your graduate, please refer to this map of the seating plan at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Baccalaureate Mass

Baccalaureate Mass will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 10:30am. 

Join us as we gather in prayer, reflection and celebration.

Immediately following mass, a picnic will be held on Dionne Green. Please rsvp here to let us know if your family will be joining us for the picnic. 


Future Commencement Dates

TBA


Photographs and Flowers

Photographs:

  • A photographer from GradImages™ will be at the Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies to take a photograph of the graduate at their special moment of recognition.
  • Prior to your Commencement ceremony, you can pre-register your permanent e-mail address by visiting the GradImages™ website and click on "Pre-Event Registration". You can add contact information for up to 6 additional relatives and/or friends.
  • A free passport-sized digital proof of this photo on an order card will be sent within 5-7 days following the ceremony.
  • After the ceremony, you may order photographs online or call 1-800-261-2576. Questions may be emailed to service@gradimages.com.
  • Since these professional photographs will be available, family members and guests are encouraged to remain in their seats, relax and enjoy the ceremony.

GradImages ™ never have nor never sell or share the address / e-mail information provided to any other vendor.


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