Commencement Events


Wednesday, March 27

image: Saint Mary's Class Ring

Graduation Fair
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Rice Commons, Student Center


Sunday, May 5

Honors Convocation
2:00 p.m.
Location: O'Laughlin Auditorium

Senior Student-Athlete Reception
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Little Theatre, Moreau Center for the Arts

Monday, May 6

Advance Ticket Deadline and Special Pricing (for the Family Commencement Brunch on Saturday, May 18)
The Family Brunch precedes the Commencement ceremony and is held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 at Noble Family Dining Hall. Preordered tickets are recommended. To order tickets in advance and receive a discount on the price of brunch, please complete our online Commencement Brunch Form.

Advance sale of tickets ended on May 6. To attend brunch, please purchase tickets at the door.

Get Advance Tickets!

Menu features: homemade pastries and baked goods; asssorted breads; fresh fruit; vegetarian quiche; cage-free scrambled eggs with cheese; French toast with toppings; country hash browns; glazed ham carving station; and a coffee station.

Monday, May 13

image: Alumnae Brunch

Alumnae Association Champagne Brunch
11:30 a.m.
Location: Noble Family Dining Hall, Student Center

One of Saint Mary's finest traditions, this event heralds the entry of the Class of 2019 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 for more information.

Thursday, May 16

Multi-Ethnic Commencement Celebration
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Rice Commons, Student Center
This is an invitation-only event.

Friday, May 17

Nurses Pinning Ceremony
1:00 p.m.
Location: Church of Our Lady of Loretto
Reception to follow in Reinbeaux Lounge, Le Mans Hall

Baccalaureate Liturgy
4:00 p.m.
Location: O'Laughlin Auditorium, Moreau Center for the Arts
Graduates line up at 3:45 p.m.
Instructions for Baccalaureate Liturgy

Saturday, May 18

Commencement Brunch
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Noble Family Dining HallStudent Center
Graduates will be admitted with their IDs. Tickets for family and guests may be purchased in advance by May 6th by completing our online Commencement Brunch Form. Preordered ticket sales have ended. Tickets purchased in advance are sold at a discounted price. Tickets may be purchased at the door, based on availability. 

Commencement Ceremony
11:00 a.m. Graduates Assemble; 12:00 p.m. Ceremony Begins
Location: Outdoor Courtyard, Le Mans Hall
Rain Location: Angela Athletic & Wellness Complex
(tickets required!)

Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Regina Chapel

Sunday, May 19

9:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Location: Church of Our Lady of Loretto