Schedule of Events

Sunday through Friday, May 13 – 18, 2018

Senior Week
Activities and events planned for graduates. R.S.V.P. required; various costs may apply.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Commencement Rehearsal
5:00 p.m.
Vincent Lounge (the Max)

All students graduating are encouraged to attend rehearsal in the Vincent Lounge (the Max). Learn where to line up, where you will be seated, how the processional works, and more.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Alumni-Senior Champagne Brunch
11:00 a.m.
Siegfred Family Dining Hall

All graduates and their family members are welcome.
Graduates will be toasted and blessed, learn the results of the senior gift campaign, and be inducted into the Alumni Association.
Graduates must R.S.V.P. to Adam DeBeck ( for this event.

Baccalaureate Mass
5:00 p.m.
St. Joseph Chapel

All graduates and their guests are welcome
Graduates and guests of all faiths are invited to worship together during this special service.
Graduates must R.S.V.P. for this event. Please wear academic gown.

Saints Send Forth Ceremony
Immediately following Baccalaureate Mass
Hardesty Plaza / Millennium Arch

All graduates and their guests are welcome.
For a symbolic send off following Mass, Holy Cross graduates process to the Hardesty Plaza where they “exit” the campus of Holy Cross College through the Millennium Arch. Graduates receive their gold crest pin from college administration and Student Government leaders at this time. A small reception will follow the ceremony. Please wear academic cap and gown.

Celebration Reception
Immediately following Saints Send Off Ceremony
Hardesty Plaza / Vincent Atrium

All graduates and their guests are welcome.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Robing and Line Up
10:15 a.m.
Vincent Lounge (The Max)

Procession Begins
10:55 a.m. 

51sh Holy Cross College Commencement Ceremony
11:00 a.m.
Pfeil Recreation Center

Reception immediately following the ceremony.