Congratulations on joining the esteemed ranks of
Saint Mary gradautes!


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

Convocation & Hooding


Rehearsal

3 p.m., Monday, April 27, 2015
in Annunciation Chapel

  • Meet in Berchmans First Floor and process to Annunciation

Ceremony

3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2015
in Annunciation Chapel

  • Meet in Berchmans First Floor and process to Annunciation



Nurses Pinning


Ceremony

7 p.m., Friday, May 8, 2015
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, May 2, 2015
in McGilley Fieldhouse


Baccalaureate Mass

10 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2015
in Annunciation Chapel

Graduates and families of all faiths are invited to attend.


Brunch

11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2015
in Saint Joseph Dining Hall


Ceremony

1 p.m., Saturday, May 9, 2015
in McGilley Fieldhouse
 - Doors open at 11:30


Lemonade Reception

Following Commencement, Saturday, May 9, 2015
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 >>

A $50.00 late fee will be applied to all cap and gown orders ordered after April 13, 2015.

 


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