Schedule of Events

Commencement Weekend is May 15-16, 2020


The weekend begins with the Charles Widger School of Law Mass, followed by the School of Law Commencement Ceremony, on Friday morning.

On Friday afternoon, the ROTC Mass and Commissioning Ceremony takes place at 1 p.m. at St. Thomas of Villanova Church.

The Undergraduate University Commencement Ceremony takes place on Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. in Villanova Stadium. Following the ceremony, the University President, Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, will host a reception for all graduates and their guests featuring light food and cocktails. Families are invited to take part in this celebratory event.

On Saturday, May 16, at 9 a.m., the Undergraduate College Convocations will take place at various locations. These college-specific events feature the calling of each graduate's name and photo opportunities of the students walking across the stage.

The Graduate University Commencement Ceremony, specifically for all Masters and PhD graduates, will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday in Villanova Stadium. This event will feature the calling of each graduate's name and photo opportunities of the students walking across the stage.

The weekend concludes with the Baccalaureate Mass at 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Green.  

Friday, May 15

Charles Widger School of Law Commencement Ceremony

10:30 a.m. | Finneran Pavilion

Undergraduate University Commencement Ceremony

4:30 p.m. | Villanova Stadium

Saturday, May 16

M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing Undergraduate Convocation

9 a.m. | Driscoll Hall

College of Engineering Undergraduate Convocation

9 a.m. | Campus Green

Graduate University Commencement Ceremony

1 p.m. | Villanova Stadium