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Schedule of Events

MARIAN UNIVERSITY GRADUATION CEREMONY
Saturday, May 17, 2014
12:30 p.m
Marian University Quad

Graduation Liturgy
10:30 a.m.
Dorcas Chapel – Marian University Campus
Families and friends of all faiths are welcome. Graduate degree hoods will be blessed during Mass.
Volunteers are welcome to assist with the liturgy. If interested contact Sr. Marie Scott, Campus Minister, 920.923.7624 or email mscott@marianuniversity.edu.

GRADUATION ACTIVITIES

School of Education Commissioning Ceremony
Friday, May 16
5 p.m.  
Dorcas Chapel – Marian University Campus
The School of Education commission ceremony is a “rite to passage” into the teaching profession for graduating education students. Each student will receive a specially designed pin that symbolizes the educator’s responsibility to promote and respect life and to always search for truth in promoting learning.

School of Nursing and Health Professions Pinning Ceremony
Friday, May 16
5 p.m.
Sadoff Gymnasium – Marian University Campus
The School of Nursing pinning ceremony is a special event for graduates of the BSN and MSN degree programs. As we celebrate their commitment to compassionate care in the tradition of Marian nursing graduates. BSN pins and MSN graduates will pins and MSN academic hoods.

President’s Champagne Reception
Friday, May 16 
6 p.m.  
Hornung Student Center – Marian University Campus
Graduates and guests are invited to a reception following the ceremony. 

Contingency Plan for Inclement Weather

Please see below the contingency plan for May 17, 2014 Commencement Ceremony. The decision will be on Wednesday, May 14 if the ceremony will be moved inside. Please be sure to check back for further details.

Indoor Commencement Day Activities Details

9 a.m. Liturgy held in Dorcas Chapel Ÿ
11 a.m. Graduation Ceremony for the Schools of Arts & Science and Business and Public Safety held in the Howard Sadoff Gymnasium

Students must be in robing room no later than 10:15 a.m. Schools of Arts & Sciences will robe in the Stayer dining room; Business & Public Safety will robe in Rooms 116, 118, 122 and 124. Please check signs on doors for your room.

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Graduation Reception will be held in the Hornung Student Center. All graduates and guests are welcome to attend.

1:30 p.m. Graduation Ceremony for the Schools of Education and Nursing & Health Professions held in the Howard Sadoff Gymnasium

Students must be in robing room no later than 12:45 p.m. School of Nursing & Health Professions will robe in the Stayer dining room. School of Education will robe in Rooms 116, 188 and 119. Please check signs on doors for your room.

Cap and Gown Information  

Students may order the appropriate academic apparel from either the Marian University Bookstore or through the Herff Jones website between February 20 through midnight on Tuesday, March 18.

  1. The deadline for ordering from the bookstore is Tuesday, April 1, 2014. If you miss this deadline, contact the Marian University Bookstore at (920) 923-7166 as soon as possible to place your order (a late fee will be applied).
  2. All candidates are required to purchase the Herff Jones keepsake gowns for Commencement. Candidates who arrive at the ceremony with inappropriate or non-matching regalia will not be allowed to participate.
  3. Caps and gowns may be picked up at the Countdown to Commencement: Celebration and Graduation Fair on April 22 from 2-6 p.m., held in the Stayer Center Sodexo Dining Room, or any time after that date in the Marian University Bookstore. Please check back soon for further information.
  4. If you prefer to have the package shipped directly to you, please indicate so on the form, or contact the Marian University Bookstore to make arrangements.
  5. Your academic regalia is yours to keep.
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Fun Fact

96% of Marian students participate in educationally driven internships and research in their majors, giving them experience that can be applied after graduation.

Campus Info

Marian University - Main Campus
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

CALL: 1-800-2-MARIAN (1-800-262-7426)
EMAIL: admission@marianuniversity.edu  

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