Graduation Events & Schedule

Monday-Thursday, May 8-11, 2017
Cap, Gown, and Ticket Pick Up
10am-5pm, MNE Bookstore
Beginning on Monday morning, all graduates may pick up their caps/gowns and ceremony tickets from the MNE bookstore.  The Department of Student Life will provide a commemorative gift to each graduate at pick up.

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Graduate Luncheon
11am-1pm, Lake View Country Club
Complimentary buffet style lunch.  This event is a special opportunity to spend time with fellow graduates. Tickets will be provided to graduates for entry into the basket raffle.  Attire is business casual.  You must RSVP to Steve Gregg (sgregg@mercyhurst.edu) by May 1st.  Faculty and staff are invited to attend.  Cost is $20 for non-graduates.

Friday, May 12, 2017
Staff/Faculty v. Student Softball Game
12:30pm, MNE Softball field
Check back for more details.

Awards Dinner*
6:30pm-cash bar, 7pm-dinner, Lake View Country Club
Awards will be presented for the top award winners, department award winners, and top male and female student-athletes. You must RSVP to Sharon Zuccolotto (szuccolotto@mercyhurst.edu) by April 24th.  The award winner and two guests may attend the dinner for free. Cost is $25 per person for any additional guests.

*Invitation only

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Graduation Day
10:00am - Continental Breakfast in the Bookstore Lobby

11:00am - Commencement Mass in Saint Mary’s Chapel
                 All denominations are invited to attend Mass where a special blessing will be bestowed on all graduates.

11:40am - Arrival and robing for Graduates in Miller 116 & Miller 108

12:00pm - Faculty line up in Executive Board Room. Please arrive no later than 12:20pm.

12:15pm - Doors to Liguori Fieldhouse open

12:55pm - Academic Procession Begins

1:00pm   - Commencement in Liguori Fieldhouse 
                 Farewell reception immediately following in the Ridge Great Room.

 

A commemorate bottle of wine with a personalized 2017 Graduation label will be for sale at Mazza Winery in North East beginning May 10, 2017.