graduation caps in the air

Commencement 2023


Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14

Stay tuned for details.



It is time to order your cap and gown.

Orders must be in by April 14, 2023



2023 Commencement Schedule

Candidates are to arrive one hour prior to your respective ceremony

Saturday, May 13, 2023

9:00 a.m.
- School of Health Science & Education Graduate
- Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies - Graduate Health Sciences

1:00 p.m.
- School of Health Science & Education Undergraduate


5:00 p.m.
- Baccalaureate Mass
Graduates and faculty, please wear academic regalia and sit in reserved seating.

Sunday, May 14, 2023

9:00 a.m.
- School of STEAM
- Shields School of Business
- Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies

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