Commencement Weekend

Welcome to the University of Notre Dame!

Notre Dame commencement ceremony to remain in stadium; delayed one hour

*****If you missed picking up your tickets Thursday and Friday at the bookstore or Saturday in the Office of the Registrar, you may pick them up on Sunday starting at 8:00 a.m. at Gates C or E for guests.  Faculty and Student tickets will be at the north entrance of the Hesburgh Library beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Please bring your I.D.******

We hope the Commencement Website will answer the many questions you may have surrounding Commencement Weekend. Please note that May 2017 information is being updated with information as it becomes available.

The May 2017 Commencement Weekend activities will take place May 19-21, 2017.  Mass and the diploma ceremonies for professional students (Graduate School, Law, Graduate Business) will be held on Saturday, May 20.  The University Commencement Ceremony, which all students are invited to attend, and the undergraduate diploma ceremonies will be held on Sunday, May 21.

A full listing of all events for the weekend can be found at the Schedule of Events website.

Visit to see images capturing the highlights of the weekend. You can purchase prints of your favorite scenes or moments.

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Open Guest Wireless Available for Commencement Weekend

The ND-guest wireless service is open to visitors on the Notre Dame campus during Commencement Weekend. To access this service, just select “ND-guest” in your WiFi settings. The ND-guest wireless service is offered for casual personal use on an "as is" basis with no guarantee of availability and no warranty of any kind.