Celebrating the next generation of Mount Mary alumnae

Spring Commencement

Saturday, May 20, 2023 | 11 a.m.
Bloechl Recreation Center

All graduates are allowed four guests. Guests are required to have tickets. Ticket pickup information will be communicated to graduates by email.

Spring 2023 Commencement Program
Learn about our student speaker Simone Tatum '23

Commencement will be live-streamed: https://youtube.com/live/C1mGUTw3ntA?feature=share

Questions can be directed to mmu-commencement@mtmary.edu


Hooding Ceremony

Friday, May 19, 2023 | 4 p.m.
Alumnae Dining Room, Bergstrom Hall
Family and loved ones are invited

This is a special recognition of distinction for graduating graduate students that includes program faculty placing hoods over graduates’ academic regalia. Master's Thesis, Culminating Project and Dissertation titles will be read as graduates cross the stage.

This event is also open to all and not ticketed.

Spring 2023 Graduate Hooding Program

Commencement Mass with Light of Learning – A Mount Mary Tradition

Commencement Mass
Friday, May 19, 2023 | 6 p.m.
Alumnae Dining Room, Bergstrom Hall

Light of Learning Ceremony
Friday, May 19, 2023 | 7 p.m.
Alumnae Dining Room, Bergstrom Hall
Check-in at the Registration Table in the North Dining Room before 7 p.m.

Dating back to the beginning of Mount Mary’s history is the Commencement Mass and Light of Learning ceremony. Held the night before each Commencement, this ceremony features a passing of the “light of learning” lantern. Family and loved ones are invited to enjoy this ceremony. Tickets are not required for this event.

Light of Learning


Congratulations, Graduates

You have all taken different paths to arrive at this place. You have overcome obstacles and you have reached your goal.

Take a moment to celebrate. You should be proud. We are proud and welcome you to a new community and a new understanding of your Mount Mary experience.