School of Arts and Sciences

Saturday, May 13, 2023
11:45 a.m. University Mall, 
East Steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception


Please arrive and begin to line up for commencement behind McMahon Hall at 8:45 a.m.

At 9:30 a.m. the procession to the front steps of the Basilica begins. Arts and Sciences undergraduate students will be first in line, immediately following the flag bearers.

After the main ceremony, do not process out but remain in your seats.

The Arts and Sciences Diploma Ceremony will begin promptly after the Main Commencement Ceremony in the same location.



Find more information about Commencement at Catholic University.