Graduation Information

  • Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Nursing Pinning Ceremonies

  • Thursday, May 6, 2021 Graduate Celebration

  • Friday, May 7, 2021 Student Achievement Awards Ceremony

  • Friday, May 7, 2021 Deans'/Departmental Open Houses

  • Friday, May 7, 2021 Commencement Mass

  • Saturday, May 8, 2021 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

  • Sunday, May 9, 2021 MU-COM and Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Tickets and Capacity

Each graduate participating in in-person commencement will be ​allotted four guest tickets. Distribution of tickets to participating graduates will occur within the two weeks prior to commencement. Guest tickets will be required for venue entrance regardless of whether the ceremony is held outside or inside. Lap children aged 2 and under do not require a ticket for admittance. 

DO/DNP graduates: If you choose to invite a guest hooder, the hooder must use one of your four ​allotted guest tickets.

Livestreaming of the ceremony will be available in the Alumni Hall Family Room and accessible to non-ticketed guests within capacity limits.

All in-person events will follow campus COVID-19 Safety Guidelines. The ceremony has been designed to allow contactless participation for graduates.

Commencement video submissions

Graduates can submit their Marian memories to be played at commencement. E-mail photos and videos under 20 seconds to the e-mail address associated with the graduate's commencement date:



Diploma information 

Destination Survey for Undergraduate Students

We applaud your hard work, dedication, and perseverance, and we are excited to watch your continued success beyond graduation. You have the power to demonstrate to others what it means to be a part of Marian University. We know you are proud of your education. We also are proud of your success and want to share that with the greater community. In order to share those stories, we ask that you take a few minutes to complete our annual first destination survey.

Please take the first destination survey here

This survey is important for many reasons: 1) to share your successes with prospective students and their families; 2) to determine both strengths and opportunities for improvement within our programs; and 3) to remind you of our dedication to your future success. That said, please take advantage of the many services provided by The Exchange (e.g. resume reviews, mock interviews, job search strategies, etc.) by visiting


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