Diploma Ceremonies

Professional schools (Law, Graduate Business, Graduate School) graduate on Saturday, May 20 and all undergraduate ceremonies will take place on Sunday, May 21, 2017.  All students are invited to the University Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 21. 

The Sunday morning University Commencement Ceremony is a ticketed event for guests, although it is unlimited. Diploma ceremonies are not ticketed and also have unlimited seating.

The following is a list of dates and times that students will receive their diplomas. Where available, links have been provided for further detailed diploma ceremony information below.

For a full listing of all events, please view the Schedule of Events page.


Saturday, May 20, 2017


10:00 a.m.

Graduate School Commencement Ceremony and Conferring of Degrees

Students assemble at 9:00 a.m. 
(Reception to follow)

Compton Family Ice Arena

 

10:00 a.m.                

Mendoza College of Business Graduate Ceremony and Conferring of Degrees 

Joyce Center — Purcell Pavilion

 

12:30 p.m.

Law School Hooding and Conferring of Degrees

Hesburgh Library — Reflecting Pool
(Inclement weather location: Joyce Center, North Dome)


Sunday, May 21, 2017

 

9:00 a.m.

* Academic Procession for the University Commencement Ceremony Begins to Enter the Stadium

Guest tickets for admission are required. Guests may enter starting at 7:00 a.m.

Notre Dame Stadium

 

9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

* University Commencement Ceremony and Conferring of Bachelor and Honorary Degrees

Guest tickets for admission are required. Guests may enter Gates starting at 7:00 a.m.

Notre Dame Stadium
 

1:00 p.m.  

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Rolfs Sports Recreation Center 

 

1:00 p.m.

Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Snite Museum - Annenberg Auditorium

 

1:00 p.m.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Washington Hall - Auditorium  

 

1:00 p.m.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Leighton Auditorium 

 

1:00 p.m.

Department of Physics Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Luncheon reception preceding ceremony at 11:30 a.m.
R.S.V.P. Required — Jordan Science Hall — Galleria

Jordan Science Hall — Room 101 

 

1:30 p.m.

School of Architecture Commencement Ceremony

Bond Hall

 

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Procession begins at 1:00 p.m. in Joyce Center – Purcell Pavilion

 

1:30 p.m.

Department of Biological Sciences and Environmental Science Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Compton Family Ice Arena

 

1:30 p.m.  

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Mendoza College of Business - Auditorium 

 

1:30 p.m.

Department of Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

DeBartolo Hall — Room 141   

 

1:30 p.m.

Department of Mathematics Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

 Jordan Science Hall - Room 105

 

1:30 p.m.

Mendoza College of Business Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Joyce Center – North Dome

  

1:30 p.m.

Neuroscience and Behavior Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Patricia George Decio Theatre

 

1:30 p.m.

Department of Science Preprofessional Studies Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

DeBartolo Hall - Room 101

 

3:00 p.m.  

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Rolfs Sports Recreation Center

 

3:00 p.m.

Collegiate Sequence (Science Business, Science Computing, and Science Education) Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Leighton Auditorium

 


Students do not receive diplomas at the Sunday morning University Commencement Ceremony; however, at this ceremony, undergraduate degrees will be conferred by their dean and the University President.