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Thursday, May 11, 2017

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

5:30 p.m.: Senior Athletics Awards Banquet, Great Room, Pryzbyla Center
 

 

Friday, May 12, 2017

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 (this event is by invitation; students will be notified by the various schools and societies)

4:00 p.m.Baccalaureate Mass, Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Immediately following Baccalaureate Mass: President's Reception, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center

President and Mrs. Garvey invite all graduating students and their families to this reception honoring the Class of 2017. This reception takes place at the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center; both inside and on the patio outside the center.  The reception generally lasts until around 7:00 p.m. and features heavy hors d'oeuvres and an assortment of beverages.  It is an opportunity to greet President and Mrs. Garvey in an open and relaxed setting.
 

Saturday, May 13, 2017

10:00 a.m.: Main Commencement Ceremony, East Steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Please note that the academic procession will begin at approximately 9:25 a.m.  Guests should make plans to arrive early and be seated by 9:15 a.m.

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