Spring 2016 Commencement Information

Commencement for all students will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the UWM Panther Arena in downtown Milwaukee. For more information, see the schedule of events.  

For cap and gown pick-up information, click here.

The University has also scheduled numerous events in the upcoming weeks intended for you, our graduates, to celebrate your time at Stritch and make plans for all of the varied adventures yet to come.

Activities include career discussions, stress reducing activities, performing arts, a Brewers game, a cruise on the Milwaukee River, to name a just a few….all leading up to Graduation Weekend.  The entire list of activities can be found at

2016 Commencement Speaker

Stritch is proud to announce that Eloise Anderson, Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, will be our commencement speaker and an honorary degree recipient.  Secretary Anderson has dedicated more than 50 years of her life working to protect children, help families, and strengthen communities both as a front-line social worker serving low-income families and as a visionary reformer in the areas of public policy creation, analysis and implementation.  

Eloise Anderson

Read the message from the President to graduating students

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