Graduation – When we celebrate the academic achievement of our students

A time to recognize those becoming Marian alumni

May 2022 Graduation and Commencement Ceremony
Schedule of Events: Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7

Friday, May 6

Teacher Commissioning Ceremony
5:00 PM
Dorcas Chapel

Information regarding this ceremony will be conveyed to undergraduate Education students who have earned initial teaching licenses, and graduate students who have completed the Teacher Education or the Special Education program.

Nursing Pinning Ceremony
4:00 PM
Stayer Auditorium

Information regarding this ceremony will be conveyed to Nursing graduates directly by the Nursing program.

Saturday, May 7

10:00 A.M.
Dorcas Chapel

Commencement Ceremony
12:30 P.M.
Herr Baker Field

Students please arrive to Lenz Field House no later than 11:30am to begin robing. At the appropriate time, they will cross the stage and receive their diploma from President Majewski. A professional photographer will capture the moment and another photo will be take of each graduate with their diploma after they descended from the stage.


The deadline for ordering all regalia is April 3 if you will pick your regalia up at the Bookstore on campus or April 7 if you will be having your regalia shipped to your home. Please order your regalia via the following link: Doctoral students, however, should order their regalia directly from the Herff Jones representative Rick Hannig at

If you have any questions, please contact Paula Knueppel at 920-923-8643 or

International students, i.e. born in another country, holding a valid citizenship in another country or countries, and/or attending Marian on a student visa (F1 or I20), can order an international stole from the Herff Jones website except that Canadian graduates can do so from the Office of the Registrar at 920.923.7618.

Graduates who have participated in a study abroad program can order a “global studies” medallion from the following website:

Tassel information 

Approved Academic Regalia 

Additional Information

  • Free parking is available in the Lenz Center and Smith Fields parking lots, as well as street parking surrounding the Herr Baker Field stadium.
  • Special hotel rates are available to friends and guests of Marian University at a variety of area hotels.
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