Schedule of Events

THURSDAY, MAY 4

The Last Lecture and Class of 2023 Toast

5:30 PM | Rowen Campus Green 

Registration will open in Spring 2023. Students only; no guests.

FRIDAY, MAY 12

The Final Food Truck Friday

8 PM - 11 PM | Rowen Campus Green 

Registration will open in Spring 2023. Undergraduate students only; no guests.

SATURDAY, MAY 13

Commencement Week Event TBA

 

SUNDAY, MAY 14

Senior Mass

3:30 PM | St. Thomas of Villanova Church 

MONDAY, MAY 15

An Evening on The Moshulu 

Time TBA | Philadelphia, PA

Registration will open in Spring 2023. Undergraduate students only; no guests.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 16

Class of 2023 Senior Picnic

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Mendel Field 

Registration will open in Spring 2023. Undergraduate students only; no guests.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17

Class of 2023 Blue and White Bash

7:00 PM | Mendel Field 

Registration will open in Spring 2023. Undergraduate students only; no guests.

THURSDAY, MAY 18

Wildcat Crossing

2:00 PM | Rowen Campus Green 

Registration will open in Spring 2023. All are welcome to attend this special ceremony honoring graduating seniors whose stories or identities are underrepresented on our campus, or who have required extra strength or resilience to graduate from Villanova University. 


NROTC Commissioning Ceremony

Time TBD | St. Thomas of Villanova Church
 

College of Professional Studies Evening of Celebration

Time TBD | Mullen Center for the Performing Arts

FRIDAY, MAY 19

Baccalaureate Mass

10:00 AM | Rowen Campus Green

All bachelor, master, doctoral and law graduates and their guests are welcome at  this beautiful event that brings the community together. A special Augustinian blessing offered at the end of the Mass is one of Villanova's most treasured traditions. No RSVP required. Baccalaureate is approximately 1.5 hours long and will also be livestreamed.
 

Commencement Lunch on the Green

11:30 AM | Mendel Field

Immediately following the Baccalaureate Mass and prior to the Bachelor's Degree Commencement Ceremony, a picnic lunch provided by Wawa will be offered anc can be enjoyed outside on campus. Lunch must be purchased in advance online for $10 per person and will be available for pick-up at Mendel Field immediately following Baccalaureate. Lunch ordering will open in Spring 2023 and must be placed by May 5.
 

Bachelor's Degree Commencement & Recognition Ceremony

2:30 PM | Villanova Stadium

Each undergraduate is permitted up to four guests. In the event of severe weather, the ceremony will be moved indoors and two guests will be permitted. Graduates will receive their guest tickets in MarchingOrder in early May 2023. Gates to the stadium will open at 1:00 PM. The Commencement Ceremony is approximately 3 hours long and will also be livestreamed.

 

President's and Deans' Reception for the Class of 2023

5:30 PM | Designated Areas Throughout Campus

  • School of Business: Bartley Hall
  • College of Engineering: Austin Field
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: Connelly Center
  • Fitzpatrick College of Nursing: Driscoll Hall
  • College of Professional Studies: TBD

Light refreshments will be served. Undergraduate students and their guests only.

SATURDAY, MAY 20

Charles Widger School of Law Commencement Ceremony

10:00 AM | Rowen Campus Green

Reception to Follow | John F. Scarpa Hall

 

Master's and Doctoral Degree Commencement and Recognition Ceremony

2:30 PM | Villanova Stadium

Each graduate is permitted up to four guests. In the event of severe weather, the ceremony will be moved indoors. Graduates will receive their guest tickets in MarchingOrder in early May 2023. Gates to the stadium will open at 1:00 PM. The Commencement Ceremony is approximately 2.5 hours long and will also be livestreamed.

 

President's and Deans' Reception for the Class of 2023

5:00 PM | Designated Locations Throughout Campus

  • School of Business: Bartley Hall
  • College of Engineering: Austin Field
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: Connelly Center
  • Fitzpatrick College of Nursing: Driscoll Hall

Light refreshments will be served. Master's and Doctoral students and their guests only.