Full Commencement Schedule

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, May 3; Thursday, May 4

Candidates may pick up their caps and gowns on Wednesday, May 3, from  3 p.m. in SB Hall's Serafy Room and Thursday, May 4, from noon to 2:30 p.m. in SB Hall's Serafy Room. Undergraduate degree candidates must complete the senior exit survey before receiving their regalia. Students not able to pick up regalia at the designated times should contact the Registrar's Office at 972-721-5221.

Senior Convocation, Thursday, May 4

Church of the Incarnation
3:30 p.m.
The Senior Convocation service will be at 3:30 p.m. in the Church of the Incarnation. A reception will immediately follow in the Gorman Faculty Lounge and Constantin Garden.

Friday, May 12

Phi Beta Kappa Installation
SB Hall Multifunctional Room
4 - 6 p.m.
The Phi Beta Kappa Installation will be Friday, May 13. For more information, call 972-721-5243. 

Saturday, May 13

Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry Biblical School Mass
Church of the Incarnation
10:00 am
Certificates and pins will be presented to those students who have successfully completed the four-year advanced biblical studies program of the Catholic Biblical School in the Continuing Education program of the Neuhoff School of Ministry. 
More Info - Coming Soon

Baccalaureate Mass
Braniff Mall
6:00 pm
This liturgy is a Eucharistic celebration in the Catholic tradition of the University. Please join us in thanking God for the many blessings that have been bestowed throughout your college years. Overflow seating with audio and video is available in the Church of the Incarnation.

President's Reception Honoring the Graduating Class of 2017
Haggar University Center
7:30 - 10:30 pm
The President's Reception is an annual commencement tradition honoring graduating students and university faculty. The event is held immediately following the Baccalaureate Mass.
Register Here

Departmental Parties

Morning (Beginning 11 a.m.)

  • Math/Computer Science, 11:00 a.m. - Noon
    GFL/Constantin Garden
  • Physics, 11:00 a.m. - Noon
    GFL/Constantin Garden

Early Afternoon (Beginning 2:00, 2:30 and 3 p.m.)

  • 2:00pm – 3:30pm
    Modern Languages
    Braniff Student Center 3rd Floor Atrium
  • 2:30-4:00 p.m.
    Neuhoff School of Ministry
    Catherine Hall, Room 11
  • 3:00-4:30 p.m.
    GFL/Constantin Garden

Late Afternoon (Beginning 3:30 and later)

  • Chemistry, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    Haggerty Science Center, 3rd Floor Porch (overlooking the mall)
  • College of Business, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    SB Hall O'Halloran Atrium and Multipurpose Room

Sunday, May 14

Braniff Mall
9:00 a.m.

Commencement is a celebration of accomplishments of our graduates. 

This ceremony will confer degrees for those graduating from:

    • Constantin College of Liberal Arts
    • College of Business, undergraduate program
    • Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts
    • Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry

Rain plan is TBA.

Accessible Seating Contact

Jeff Taylor
Office of Academic Success


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