Commencement

Welcome Class of 2015 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 addrsses 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 2015 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.  (Registration available starting in March, 2015)

Please note:

  • This service is designed to be used only in the case of urgent Commencement messages
  • Numbers will be purged following Commencement 2015

University Commencement Ceremony Video

Visit this link to view an archived webcast of the 2014 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 Cermeony and each College Recognition Ceremony are available for viewing on the University's YouTube channel and available for download via ITunesU.

Friday, May 15th The Exchange at Bartley Hall, 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. Quick serve options for sandwiches and salads.
Saturday, May 16th The Exchange at Bartley Hall, 8:00 am until 3:00 pm. Quick serve options for sandwiches and salads.
Saturday, May 16th Holy Grounds, Connelly Center, 8:00 am until 3:00 pm. Quick serve options for sandwiches and salads.
Saturday, May 16th (LUNCH) Villanova University Dining Services will offer a buffet lunch on campus  from 11:30am to 3:30pm in Dougherty Dining Hall for $5.00 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.
Friday, May 15th 8 am – 7 pm
Saturday, May 16th 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday, May 17th 11 am – 4 pm

University Commencement Ceremony Video

Visit this link to view an archived webcast of the 2014 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 2015: May 15—16
Year 2016: May 13—14
Year 2017: May 19—20