Fall 2015 Commencement – Save the Dates

Baccalaureate Mass

5:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 11, 2015
Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center
Bill Greehey Arena

Commencement Exercises

1:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015
Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center
Bill Greehey Arena

Graduation Events

St. Mary's University graduates at commencementA complete schedule of graduation events, including information about cap and gown distribution, invitations and photo orders, graduation rehearsal, and more for candidates for Fall 2015 graduation.

Commencement Rehearsal

St. Mary’s does not have a formal rehearsal for Commencement however students in the first few rows for each degree group will be invited to participate in a small scale rehearsal.  These rehearsals are normally scheduled the Friday before Commencement in the Bill Greehey Arena.  A complete run-through will be conducted. Students in this group will be sent an email a couple of weeks before Commencement.  For more information, contact the Registrar’s Office at

Final Grades

Note that final grades for graduation candidates are due approximately one week prior to graduation. If graduates require final official transcripts for graduate school, medical school, job interviews, etc., you are encouraged to submit these requests early as requests are processed in the order received.

Guest Tickets

Guest tickets are required as seating in the Bill Greehey Arena is limited. To help you plan for this event and to accommodate additional guests, overflow seating without tickets will be directed to the University Center Conference Room A, where they may view a live broadcast of the Commencement Ceremony.

Please note that the University Center (UC) will be open with approximately 440 extra seats. No tickets are required to enter the UC.  The commencement ceremony will be streamed live to guests in the UC. Light refreshments will be served.  Additionally, a kid-friendly movie showing will be set up in Conference Room C for the younger guests. Immediately following the ceremony, all guests of the Bill Greehey Arena and the University Center will reunite with the graduates outside the arena.

List of Graduates

View the Spring 2015 Graduate List

Watch the Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony

Contact Us

Registrar’s Office
St. Louis Hall, Room 104