The Catholic University of America

 

Most Rev. José H. Gomez, archbishop of Los Angeles, will address the Class of 2018 at Commencement on Saturday, May 12.

Brett Kavanaugh, a judge with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, will deliver the Commencement address for the Columbus School of Law on Friday, May 25.

Read more about the speakers and honorary degrees here.



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Thursday, May 10, 2018

9:00 a.m.: School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Great Room, Pryzbyla Center

4:00 p.m. (cocktails 3:30): Senior Athletics Awards, Great Room, Pryzbyla Center 
 

Friday, May 11, 2018

10:00 a.m.: Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony, Auditorium, Caldwell Hall
 
1:00 p.m.: Honors Convocation, Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
 
4:00 p.m.: Baccalaureate Mass, Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
 
Immediately following Mass: President's Reception, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center 
 

Saturday, May 12, 2018

9:00 a.m.: Graduating Students assemble at McMahon Hall

9:30 a.m.: Commencement Procession begins

10:00 a.m.: Commencement Exercises 

11:45 a.m.: School Diploma Ceremonies

Immediately following the University Commencement, diplomas will be awarded at individual school diploma ceremonies to graduates by their deans.