Information for Graduates
An overview of how to prepare for the commencement ceremony.
Winter 2013 Commencement Information
Cardinal Stritch University will hold its Winter 2013 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the U.S. Cellular Arena in downtown Milwaukee.
Schedule of Commencement Activities
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013
- 10 a.m. - Commencement Mass, St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, second floor, Bonaventure Hall, main campus.
- 10 a.m.-1 p.m. - Commencement Brunch, Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center, Bonaventure Hall, main campus (tickets are required).
- 3 p.m. - Commencement Ceremony, U.S. Cellular Arena, downtown Milwaukee (tickets are not required).
Length of Ceremony
Approximately two hours.
Members of the graduating class will process into the U.S. Cellular Arena and be seated upon reaching the reserved area. Men will remove their caps for the benediction at the conclusion of the program and put them on immediately afterward.
The graduates will be asked to stand and be presented to the president of the university for the conferral of their degrees. Candidates will be ushered to the stage where the president will present the degrees. Graduates walk across the stage, receive their diplomas, and return to their seats in the reserved areas.
General Academic Information
The official graduation date is Dec. 15, 2013. If you do not fulfill degree requirements, you must withdraw in writing from graduation and reapply for a future graduation date.
Diplomas will be mailed about two months after graduation.
For more information, please call (414) 410-4081 or (800) 347-8822, ext. 4081.
Special Needs at the Commencement Ceremony
If you or one or your guests have need of a sign language interpreter, wheelchair space or any other special need, please call Gail Davidson at (414) 410-4009 or (800) 347-8822, ext. 4009.