The Catholic University of America

 

Inclement Weather

Diploma Distribution Schedule, May 13, 2017


School

Original Time

Rain Time

Place

Conferral Time

A & S (UG)

11:45 a.m.

10 a.m.

Upper Basilica

10-10:30 a.m.

Theology

and Rel. Studies

11:45 a.m. 

10:30 a.m. 

Hartke Theatre

10:30-11 a.m.

Music

11:45 a.m. 

10:30 a.m. 

Ward Portico

10:30-11 a.m.

 

A & S (Grad)

11:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m. 

Pryzbyla Center

10:45-11:15 a.m.

Metropolitan

1:30 p.m. 

10:30 a.m.

Ceremonial Tent, University Lawn 

11-11:15 a.m.

Canon Law

11:45 a.m. 

11:15 a.m.

Caldwell,

Happel Room 

11:15-11:30 a.m. 

Nursing 

11:45 a.m. 

12:15 p.m. 

Upper Basilica 

12:15 -12:45 p.m.

Philosophy

11:45 a.m. 

11:30 a.m.

Theological

College Chapel

11:30 a.m.-12 Noon

Engineering

11:45 a.m.

11:45 a.m.

Pangborn Portico

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Architecture

11:45 a.m. 

11:45 a.m. 

Crough Center,

Auditorium

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

NCSSS

1:30 p.m.

1 p.m.

Ceremonial Tent by Shahan Hall

1-1:30 p.m.

Bus & Econ

11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Ceremonial Tent behind McMahon Hall

12:15-12:45 p.m.

Everyone except for undergraduate Arts and Sciences students will skip the standard procession, Commencement address and conferral of honorary degrees. Instead please go directly to your individual school locations and follow the plan for conferral of individual degrees announced as part of our rain plan. Please note that there is an earlier start time for some schools.

All Arts and Sciences faculty and undergraduate seniors should meet in Memorial Hall (lower level of the Basilica) at 9:30 a.m. for the Arts & Sciences procession. Family and friends should go directly to the Great Upper Church. Ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m.

The Arts and Sciences graduates (Masters and Doctoral degrees) ceremony will be in the Pryzbyla Great room at 10:45 a.m.

All other schools' ceremonies will take place as previously announced?.

The Commencement address and conferral of honorary degrees will take place inside the basilica as part of the Arts and Sciences program. This ceremony will be live-streamed and available for later viewing on the university’s website.