Schedule of Events
Commencement Weekend is May 19-21, 2017
May 2017 information will be posted by mid-February.
You may visit the Diploma Ceremonies page for additional Diploma Ceremony information.
You may view the 2016 Schedule of Events* for an idea of all of the Commencement Weekend activities.
*PLEASE NOTE that changes will occur for 2017.
The Office of the Registrar updates information regarding future graduation dates.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 (tentative)
- 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
- 5:00 p.m. – Commencement Mass – Joyce Center Purcell Pavilion (overflow will be in the North Dome)
- 6:30 p.m. – Graduation Dinner – North and South Dining Halls
Sunday, May 21, 2017 (tentative)
- 8:00 a.m. – Degree candidates assemble for Academic Procession
- 9:00 a.m. – Academic Procession – Notre Dame Stadium
- 9:30 a.m. – University Commencement Ceremony – Notre Dame Stadium
The individual Undergraduate diploma ceremonies are scheduled to begin approximately 1:00-1:30 p.m., with two scheduled for 3:00 p.m. The processions may begin earlier. All diploma ceremonies should end no later than 4:00-4:30 p.m.