Schedule of Events
Commencement Weekend is May 17-19, 2019
You may view the 2018 Schedule of Events for an idea of all of the Commencement Weekend activities they may occur in 2019. PLEASE NOTE that changes will occur for 2019. Also, 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 should 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 - 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
- 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 - Tentative
- 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.