Celebrating the next generation of Mount Mary Alumni

Spring Commencement

Saturday, May 18, 2024 | 11 a.m.
Bloechl Center

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

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

Graduate Student Hooding Ceremony

Friday, May 17, 2024 | 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.

Commencement Mass with Light of Learning – A Mount Mary Tradition

Friday, May 17, 2024 | 6 p.m.

Alumnae Dining Room, Bergstrom Hall

Friday, May 17, 2024 | 7 p.m.
Alumnae Dining Room, Bergstrom Hall
Check-in at the Registration Table 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.


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.