Commencement Schedule

We are planning to follow the traditional Commencement ceremony with a Master of Ceremonies, the Conferring of Honorary Degrees, a Commencement Speaker and Student Commencement Speaker, followed by conferring the Master’s Degrees and Baccalaureate Degrees where every graduates name will be announced.

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Time Event
11 a.m. Baccalaureate Mass
1 p.m. Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Academic Accessories and Awards

Honor cords, Moreau Honors medallions, Hemingway medallions, athletic sashes, student donor pins, St. Andre medals and Student Life Awards will be mailed to your home prior to August 8. 

Virtual Commencement Ceremony

The livestream will begin at 11 a.m. with the Baccalaureate Mass and continue with the Virtual Commencement Ceremony at 1 p.m.

Class of ’20 Finds a Way Forward

A strong academic foundation and exceptional advising are helping many overcome unusual challenges and reach their post-graduation goals.

Virtual Commencement Backgrounds

Missing campus on the day of Commencement? Bring Donahue Hall and the campus quad to your computer with custom Zoom backgrounds.

  • Click the download link below the image
  • Right-click on the image and select Save Image As
  • Save the image to your computer
  • Follow the steps from Zoom to learn how to add your selected photo as a virtual background

Patriots' Star Matthew Slater Announced as 2020 Commencement Speaker

Matthew Slater, a three-time Super Bowl champion, will address the Class of 2020 and receive an honorary doctorate along with John E. Drew ’65 and Sister Clare Fitzgerald.