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MUAC Commencement Ceremony
Ancilla Domini Chapel (Plymouth)
Friday, May 5 at 5 p.m.
Doors Open at 4:15 p.m.

Undergraduate Ceremony
Arena and Convocation Center
Saturday, May 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Doors open at 12:45 p.m. to begin seating and close at 1:15 p.m. for the start of the procession.

Graduate and MU-COM Ceremony
Arena and Convocation Center
Sunday, May 7 at 10 a.m.
Doors open at 9 a.m. to begin seating and close at 9:45 a.m. for start of the procession.

Graduation Information

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DateEvent 
Tuesday, May 2
5:30 p.m.
MU-COM Graduate and Alumni Awards Celebration
Indiana Roof Ballroom
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Wednesday, May 3
6-9 p.m.
Knights BIG Splash

Alumni House, Allison Mansion

All graduates and faculty/staff are invited to attend.

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Thursday, May 4
7 p.m.

Klipsch Educators College Masters Hooding Ceremony
Marian University Theatre

Reception immediately following.

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Thursday, May 4
7 p.m.

Leighton School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony
Arena and Convocation Center

Ceremony live-streamed and pinning at each location—Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, and Nashville.

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Friday, May 5
2:30 p.m.

MUAC Commencement Mass
Ancilla Domini Chapel (Plymouth)

Reception immediately following Mass in Cana Hall, all graduates and guests are invited to attend.

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Friday, May 5
4 p.m.

Student Achievement Awards Ceremony
Arena and Convocation Center

Reception immediately following in the Arena Concourse.

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Friday, May 5
5 p.m.

MUAC Commencement Ceremony
Ancilla Domini Chapel (Plymouth)

Ceremony live-streamed in Cana Hall

  • Keynote Speaker:
    Regina Emberton, President and CEO of South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership, Honorary Degree in Regional Planning
  • Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, posthumously, Honorary Degree in Public Service

MUAC Campus Map

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Friday, May 5
5:30 p.m.

MU-COM Military Commissioning Ceremony
Michael A. Evans Center for Health Science Atrium

Reception immediately following.

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Friday, May 5
6:30 p.m.

Multicultural Awards Ceremony
Arena and Convocation Center

Pre-event reception in Arena Concourse from 5-6 p.m.

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Saturday, May 6
10 a.m.

Commencement Mass
Arena and Convocation Center
Doors open at 9:15 a.m. for families and guests.

All graduates attending the Mass please gather in the Dining Commons with your gowns (caps are not necessary) at 9:45 am to line up for the procession. Any graduates who do not have regalia are asked to wear appropriate attire for religious services.

Lunch for graduates and guests immediately following in tent near the fountain, or Alumni Hall if inclement in weather.
Virtual live-stream available.

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Saturday, May 6
Noon

Biomedical Sciences (BMS) Hooding Ceremony
Michael A. Evans Center for Health Science Atrium

Reception immediately following.

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Saturday, May 6
1:30 p.m.

Undergraduate Ceremony
Arena and Convocation Center

Includes all Associate and Bachelor’s Degree graduates from Indianapolis campus, Marian's Adult Programs, Saint Joseph's College, and accelerated BSN graduates.
Doors open at 12:45 p.m. for guests to begin seating and close at 1:15 p.m. for the start of the procession.
Ceremony live-streamed to Alumni Hall, alternate viewing location.
Virtual live-stream available.

  • Keynote Speaker:
    Ambassador to the Vatican Joseph Donnelly, Honorary Degree in Public Service
  • Fred and Judy Klipsch, Education Advocates and Philanthropists, Honorary Degree in Philanthropy
  • Tony Mason, President and CEO, Indianapolis Urban League, Honorary Degree in Public Service

Indianapolis Campus Map

Graduates: refer to the commencement participation information page for important details.

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Saturday, May 6
5 p.m.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) White Coat Ceremony
Marian University Theatre

Reception immediately following.
Join the Live Stream (password: MARIAN)

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Sunday, May 7
10 a.m.

Graduate and MU-COM Ceremony
Arena and Convocation Center

Commencement for All Master's and Doctoral Degree Candidates.
Doors open at 9 a.m. for guests to begin seating and close at 9:45 a.m. for start of the procession.
Ceremony live-streamed to Alumni Hall, alternate viewing location.
Virtual live-stream available.

  • Keynote Speaker:
    Joe Impicciche, President and CEO, Ascension Health, Speaker, Honorary Degree in Public Service
  • Marlene Dotson - President and CEO Indiana Latino Institute, Honorary Degree in Public Service
  • Joe Doyle - Marian University Trustee Emeritus, Honorary Degree in Philanthropy

Indianapolis Campus Map

Graduates: refer to the commencement participation information page for important details.

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View Your Official Graduation Photo

Parents, students, and relatives! To get exclusive access to your graduation photos, select one of the links below and register.

After the ceremony, and once the photos are uploaded and live, you will get a notification with a link directly to your graduate's photos to view and order! Also, you can go to www.kingshotslive.com, and select your event. Then simply enter Your graduate’s last name to view proofs and order.

Questions? Contact info@kingshots.com

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 (e.g. resume reviews, mock interviews, job search strategies, etc.) by visiting The Exchange.

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Disclaimer: By participating in or attending Marian University Commencement activities, I grant Marian University permission to take photographs, video and other likenesses in connection with these activities, and I authorize Marian University, its assigns and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically and use my photographs in publications produced by the university as determined in the sole discretion of Marian University.

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