2018 Commencement Events

 Monday, May 7

Deadline to purchase ADVANCE tickets for "Family Brunch – Saturday, May 19"
The "Family Brunch" is on May 19 from 8:30 – 11:30 am at Noble Family Dining Hall, Student Center.

Sodexo Saint Mary’s will present a special brunch menu featuring:

Homemade pastries and baked goods
Assorted breads
Fresh fruit
Vegetarian quiche
Cage-free scrambled eggs with cheese
French toast with toppings
Country hash brown
Carving stations featuring glazed ham and full sausage links
Coffee station

Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 10 to 3. Saint Mary’s graduates are admitted free with a Saint Mary’s ID.

Purchase Family Brunch Tickets Here

At the door on May 19, tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children ages 10 to 3. 

 Monday, May 14

image: Alumnae Brunch

Alumnae Association Champagne Brunch, 11:30 am
Location: Noble Family Dining Hall

One of Saint Mary's finest traditions, this event heralds the entry of the Class of 2018 into the Alumnae Association. There is no charge for graduates, but tickets must be picked up in advance.

Parents and guests may purchase tickets for the Champagne Brunch.
Call 574-284-4578 or email alumnae@saintmarys.edu for more information.

 Thursday, May 17

Multi-Ethnic Commencement Celebration, 5 pm
Rice Commons, Student Center
This is an invitation-only event.

 Friday, May 18

  • Nurses Pinning Ceremony, 1 pm
    Church of Our Lady of Loretto
    Reception to follow in Reinbeaux Lounge, Le Mans Hall
  • Baccalaureate Mass, 4 pm
    Location: O'Laughlin Auditorium, Moreau Center for the Arts
    Students will line up at 3:35 pm with the procession beginning at 3:50 pm

    Graduates - Please read these Instructions for Baccalaureate Mass

 Saturday, May 19

  • Graduation Brunch, 8:30 - 11 am
    Graduates will be admitted with their IDs. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
    Location: Angela Athletic & Wellness Complex
    Rain Tickets REQUIRED
    11:30 am - 
    Graduates Line Up
    11:50 am - Procession Begins
    12 pm - Ceremony Begins

 Sunday, May 20

  • Mass, Church of Our Lady of Loretto
    9:45 am and 11:15 am