2020 Baccalaureate

Based on the current situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the university has decided that in-person commencement exercises will not be able to take place this May. Any new information will be shared on this website as soon as it becomes available. Read the full announcement.

About Baccalaureate

Baccalaureate is a non-denominational, inter-faith celebration open to all students and their guests, and is a wonderful opportunity to bless our graduates as they proceed with the next stage of their lives. The highlight of the ceremony is a keynote address from a specially selected Baccalaureate speaker, as well as the participation of numerous university dignitaries and the religious directors who work with our student groups. The service itself will feature music and will conclude with a benediction over the graduating students. Regalia for students at this ceremony is optional.

Baccalaureate dinner for graduates and their families (a pre-paid event, $40 per person) is also available at 6:30 p.m., following the ceremony. Reservations are strongly encouraged.