Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

For additional Commencement updates, visit the Commencement website. 

Senior Week Schedule

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Monday, May 16


Tuesday, May 17

First Gen Stole Pick Up for First Gen Graduates | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Alumni Memorial Union

Register to pick up your first gen stole during Cap and Gown pickup here. (Registration will go live on April 11.)

Wednesday, May 18

First Gen Stole Pick Up for First Gen Graduates | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Alumni Memorial Union

Register to pick up your first gen stole during Cap and Gown pickup here. (Registration will go live on April 11.)

Thursday, May 19

Senior Send-Off | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Central Mall

Join the Office of Engagement and Inclusion for one last Senior Send-Off Event!  Central Mall will be filled with a variety of carnival activities and lawn games including:

  • Archery Tag
  • Giant Rock Wall
  • Balloon and Caricature Artists
  • Free Snacks, including Pete's Pops!
  • Free Senior Swag!

"MU 2022" photo opportunity will also be available in the AMU beginning Tuesday after finals.

Food Trucks | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Central Mall

As part of the Senior Send-Off activities, several food trucks will be providing free food for students and their guests.  Food trucks are first come first served. Final list TBA.

Cooking with Chef Jyll | Meal Pickup  11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Central Mall

Learn to cook Lemon Parmesan Broccoli and Turkey Meatballs with Chef Jyll.  This is a grab and go virtual program.  Virtual instruction will take place at 6 p.m.

Only the first 25 students will receive meal kits, but everyone is welcome to join in the fun!  Ingredients lists and link for the program will be posted here the first week of May!

Joan of Arc Goodbyes | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | St. Joan of Arc Chapel

Campus Ministry will be open the St. Joan of Arc Chapel to seniors to make a final visit inside before graduation. Stop by anytime during the hours listed for a little time to pray and reflect. No registration is required, but a limited number of people will be permitted inside at a time, so you may need to wait a few minutes if the chapel is full when you arrive. Contact Sara Knutson with questions.



Friday, May 20

Unity Graduation | 6 p.m. | Varsity Theater

Unity Graduation is an annual event recognizing our graduates of color! Graduates will have a chance to celebrate with one another and family while receiving graduate regalia representative of their culture. Unity Graduation is open to students graduating in fall and spring. Register here.

Visit the Center for Engagement and Inclusion for more info.

Saturday, May 21

Baccalaureate Mass | 4 p.m. | UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena

In past years, graduates and their families have found this Mass to be a wonderful opportunity to celebrate this milestone of life and to give thanks to God for the blessings received throughout their years at Marquette.

Family and friends are invited to join in this liturgical celebration, there is no limitation on the number of guests that graduates may bring. No registration is required.

Graduates are encouraged to wear academic apparel and participate in the entrance procession, which will queue on the northwest side of the arena floor at 3:45 p.m.  Hats and hoods will not be worn.

For more information, please visit the Baccaulaureate Mass website.


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Cap and Gown Pickup will be Tuesday May 17 from 10 a.m to 6 p.m and Wednesday May 18 from10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the AMU Lunda Room/Henke Lounge.