Commencement Weekend

Welcome to the University of Notre Dame!

Please note the following changes to Sunday's University Commencement Ceremony:

  • 9:45 a.m. 8:45 a.m. – Degree candidates assemble for Academic Procession
  • 10:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. – Academic Procession – Notre Dame Stadium
  • 11:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – University Commencement Ceremony – Notre Dame Stadium
  • 2:00 p.m. - Undergraduate Diploma Ceremonies (staying the same time)

We hope the Commencement Website will answer the many questions you may have surrounding Commencement Weekend. Please note that May 2018 information is being updated with information as it becomes available.

The May 2018 Commencement Weekend activities will take place May 18-20, 2018.  Mass and the diploma ceremonies for professional students (Graduate School, Law, Graduate Business) will be held on Saturday, May 19.  The University Commencement Ceremony, which all students are invited to attend, and the undergraduate diploma ceremonies will be held on Sunday, May 20.

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.

Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions:

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. For wireless service in the Notre Dame Stadium and attached buildings, select "NDStadium17."

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.