Class of 2024 Commencement

Saturday, May 18, 2024
10:00 AM
Location TBA
Reception to Follow



Charles Widger School of Law Commencement
10:00 AM | Location TBD

Tickets are not required for the law school ceremony and reception, and at this time, there is no limit to the number of guests that may attend. The Commencement ceremony is approximately 1.5 hours long. 


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 and 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. Ordering will open in late Spring 2024.




Parking passes are not needed for the Law Commencement Ceremony. Parking for graduates and their guests will be in the law school garage S-4 and S-5 lots at the law school (noted on the map). A shuttle will run continuously between these lots and the ceremony location. There will be designated drop-off areas for those with mobility challenges—more details to follow.

The Baccalaureate Mass and Law Commencement Ceremony will be simulcast live graduation weekend. Please view the livestream information for the links.

Graduation announcements, thank you notes and other commemorative items are available via Villanova University through the Print Center. For ordering information and further details, please visit the iPRINT website.

Professional photographers from Pro Pics will be at the Law Commecement Ceremony to take portraits of graduates as they walk across the stage. After crossing the stage, graduates will proceed to the graduate portrait station to have a quick portrait taken in cap & gown. Portraits will be available for purchase from Pro Pics following the ceremonies. Questions? Contact Pro Pics.



If you have specific questions, please contact the Villanova Law Commencement Team. For LLM and MT degrees, questions can be directed to the Graduate Tax Program