Congratulations on joining the esteemed ranks of
Saint Mary gradautes!

NOTE: The schedules below pertain to 2014 graduation ceremonies, which have already passed.
Spring Convocation and Hooding for 2015 is currently scheduled for April 28, 2015 and
Commencement will take place May 9, 2015.
We'll update this page with more specifics as graduation nears.



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

Convocation & Hooding


Rehearsal

3 p.m., Monday, April 28, 2014
in Annunciation Chapel

  • Meet in Berchmans First Floor and process to Annunciation

Ceremony

3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, 2014
in Annunciation Chapel

  • Meet in Berchmans First Floor and process to Annunciation



Nurses Pinning


Ceremony

7 p.m., Friday, May 9, 2014
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

2 p.m., Saturday, May 3, 2014
in McGilley Fieldhouse

  • Meet in Berchmans First Floor and process to McGilley


Baccalaureate Mass

10 a.m., Saturday, May 10, 2014
in Annunciation Chapel

Graduates and families of all faiths are invited to attend.


Brunch

11 a.m., Saturday, May 10, 2014
in Saint Joseph Dining Hall


Ceremony

1 p.m., Saturday, May 10, 2014
in McGilley Fieldhouse
 - Doors open at 11:30


Lemonade Reception

Following Commencement, Saturday, May 10, 2014
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.

Click here to order your regalia now >>


 


*Note: the Convocation & Hooding Ceremony is for undergraduates only.