Where is commencement?

All three ceremonies will be held at the Dunkin' Donuts Center - see map & address. Guests must arrive with their own wheelchair if ambulatory assistance is required. Refer to the venue’s website for accessibility information.

Will students be photographed?

Yes, professional photographers will take each graduating student’s picture as they cross & exit the stage. Pre-register now to review photos when they're ready (you'll receive a discount coupon, too). Refer to your ceremony details below for registration links.

After the ceremony is done (not before), you are welcome to return to the stage area to pose for personal photos using the platform as a memorable backdrop.

When do webcasts start?

Within 15 minutes of the scheduled start time.


Graduate Studies Ceremony

This ceremony is for degree candidates from the doctoral and graduate studies programs.

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018

Arrival time: 10am

Start time: 11am

End time (approximate): 12:15pm

Doctoral degree candidates: Your Hooding Ceremony will precede Commencement. Please go to Schneider Auditorium (Xavier Academic Complex on the Downcity Campus) at 8:30am.

REGISTER FOR PHOTOS  |  WATCH WEBCAST 


Undergraduate Studies Morning Ceremony

This ceremony is for degree candidates from the colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering & Design, and Hospitality Management (excluding Food Service Management majors).

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Arrival time: 8am

Start time: 8:45am

End time (approximate): 11am

SEE TICKET REQUIREMENTS  |  REGISTER FOR PHOTOS  |  WATCH WEBCAST


Undergraduate Studies Afternoon Ceremony

This ceremony is for degree candidates from The College of Culinary Arts, and the Food Service Management program.

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Arrival time: 1pm

Start time: 1:45pm

End time (approximate): 3:45pm

SEE TICKET REQUIREMENTS  |  REGISTER FOR PHOTOS  |  WATCH WEBCAST