Commencement

Welcome Class of 2016 Graduates!

This website will provide you with our latest information and details about Commencement Weekend. After looking through this site and reading the information booklet (which is sent to home addresses and posted online in November), please feel free to email commencement@villanova.edu with any remaining questions.

 

Get Commencement Text Updates and Announcements!

Villanova University offers a complimentary text system for Commencement 2016 updates. The system will provide guests with text messages regarding parking and traffic, as well as notification should any Commencement events be moved or canceled due to weather or an unexpected circumstance. Registration is quick and easy (and will be available in March 2016).  You will not receive a confirmation text, but you will be enrolled. 

Please note:

  • This service is designed to be used only in the case of urgent Commencement messages
  • Numbers will be purged following Commencement 2016

 

University Commencement Ceremony Video

In addition, the video of the University Commencement Ceremony, each College Recognition Ceremony, and Baccalaureate Mass are available for viewing on the University's YouTube channel and available for download via ITunesU.

 

Friday, May 13th The Exchange at Bartley Hall, 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. Quick serve options for sandwiches and salads.
Saturday, May 14th The Exchange at Bartley Hall, 8:00 am until 3:00 pm. Quick serve options for sandwiches and salads.
Saturday, May 14th Holy Grounds, Connelly Center, 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. Quick serve options for sandwiches and salads.
Saturday, May 14th (LUNCH) Villanova University Dining Services will offer a buffet lunch on campus  from 11:30am to 3:30pm in Dougherty Dining Hall and Donohue Dining Hall for $10.00 per person.  If you are interested in staying on campus for lunch,  Please fill out this brief form so that we are able to accommodate your guests and prepare adequately.   PLEASE NOTE - BY FILLING OUT THIS FORM, YOU ARE NOT RESERVING A TABLE, RATHER ALLOWING US TO PREPARE ADEQUATELY FOR OUR GUESTS.
  Visit the Villanova Bookstore
Friday, May 13th 8 am – 6 pm
Saturday, May 14th 8 am – 6 pm
Sunday, May 15th 10 am – 4 pm

University Commencement Ceremony Video

Visit this link to view an archived webcast of the 2015 University Commencement Ceremony. Having trouble playing the video stream? Please confirm that your computer/mobile device meets the viewing requirements.

 

In addition, the video of the University Commencement Ceremony and each College Recognition Ceremony are available for viewing on the University's YouTube channel and available for download via ITunesU.

 

Future Commencement Weekend Dates

Year 2016: May 13—14
Year 2017: May 19—20
Year 2018: May 18-19