2024 Commencement Weekend Schedule TBD

Tentative Schedule

Thursday, May 2

  • Senior Social Night  TBD

Friday, May 3

  • Student Portraits  TBD  Old Main Lawn (Old Main, Smith Hall, 2nd Fl. if raining)
  • Graduation Rehearsal (Mandatory, no need to wear cap/gown)  TBD Residence Hall/Recreation Center  
  • College Scholars Honors Program Cording Ceremony and Reception:

   Ceremony  TBD  Meiley-Swallow Theatre

   Reception  TBD pm Meiley-Swallow Lobby      

  • Cardinal First Pinning Ceremony   TBD  Wentz Concert Hall  (Contact Julie Carballo, jmcarballo@noctrl.edu for more information)
  • President’s Reception  TBD  Wentz Concert Hall & Madden Theatre Lobbies

Saturday, May 4

  • Master of Occupational Therapy Pinning Ceremony TBD  Meiley-Swallow Theatre
  • Master's Degree Hooding Ceremony and Reception TBD  Wentz Concert Hall and Lobby (Master's Degree Graduates Check in TBD in Madden Lobby)


Sunday, May 5

  • Commencement Breakfast  TBD  Madden Theatre & Lobby 
  • Baccalaureate   TBD  Wentz Concert Hall (line up at 9:15 am) Please wear cap & gown
  • Doors Open to Begin Guest Seating  TBD Residence Hall/Recreation Center
  • Graduate Line-Up  TBD Gregory Arena in Merner Field House
  • Processional  TBD  From Merner Field House to Residence Hall/Recreation Center
  • Commencement Ceremony  TBD  Residence Hall/Recreation Center                    

(Live broadcast of the ceremony available at the Wentz Concert Hall and online on the College's website by clicking HERE)

* The planned schedule of events is subject to change and will be updated as necessary.

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