Schedule of Events
Commencement Weekend is May 18-20, 2018
The 2018 Schedule of Events is available for viewing.
Please note that changes in the number of events, date, time, and location may occur prior to the final version. The Saturday evening Mass, Sunday morning University Commencement Ceremony, and diploma ceremonies will not change.
You may visit the Diploma Ceremonies page for additional Diploma Ceremony information.
The Office of the Registrar updates information regarding future graduation dates.
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - Subject to change
- 9:00 a.m. – ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
- 10:00 a.m. – Graduate School Commencement Ceremony
- 10:00 a.m. – Mendoza College of Business Graduate Ceremony
- 12:30 p.m. – Law School Ceremony
- 1:00 p.m. – Service Send-Off Ceremony
- 3:00 p.m. - President's Meet and Greet (through 3:45) - Jordan Science Hall Reading Room
- 5:00 p.m. – Commencement Mass – Joyce Center, Purcell Pavilion (overflow will be in the North Dome)
- 6:30 p.m. – Graduation Dinner
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - Subject to change
- 8:45 a.m. – Degree candidates assemble for Academic Procession
- 9:30 a.m. – Academic Procession – Notre Dame Stadium
- 10:00 a.m. – University Commencement Ceremony – Notre Dame Stadium
- 2:00 p.m. - Undergraduate Diploma Ceremonies
The individual Undergraduate diploma ceremonies are scheduled to begin approximately 2:00 p.m. The processions may begin earlier. All diploma ceremonies should end no later than 4:00-4:30 p.m.