Schedule of Events

Friday, May 19

Time Event Location
9 a.m. School of Law Mass St. Thomas of Villanova Church
10:30 a.m. School of Law Commencement Ceremony The Pavilion
12:00 p.m. School of Law Reception  School of Law
1 p.m. ROTC Mass and Commissioning Ceremony St. Thomas of Villanova Church
4 p.m. University Commencement Ceremony The Pavilion
6-9 p.m. President's Reception for Graduates and Guests Connelly Center

Saturday, May 20

Time Event Location
9 a.m. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Convocation
The Pavilion
  Diploma Distribution to follow Connelly Center
9 a.m. College of Nursing Convocation and Diploma Distribution Driscoll Hall
9:30 a.m. College of Professional Studies Convocation  Connelly Center, Cinema
  Diploma Distribution to Follow Connelly Center, Radnor Room
10 a.m. College of Engineering Convocation Campus Green
  Diploma Distribution to Follow Center for Engineering Education and Research (CEER)
10 a.m. School of Business Convocation
Mendel Field
  Diploma Distribution to follow Bartley Hall
2 p.m. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Graduate Studies Convocation and Diploma Distribution
Mendel Field
4 p.m. Baccalaureate Mass
Campus Green

Map of Commencement Event Locations

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 Map of Commencement Event Locations

University Commencement Ceremony Video

Visit this link to view an archived webcast of the 2016 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 Convocation will be available for viewing on the University's YouTube channel and available for download via ITunesU.


Future Commencement Weekend Dates

Year 2017: May 19-20
Year 2018: May 18-19