Schedule of Events

May 2017

Commencement Weekend is May 19-21, 2017

The 2017 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 most 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 20, 2017

  • 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 – South Dining Hall

Sunday, May 21, 2017

  • 7:15 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.