School of Theology and Religious Studies
Friday, May 17, 2019
11:30 a.m. TRS Commencement Rehearsal
Saturday, May 18, 2019
10:00 a.m. - CUA Annual Commencement
East Steps of the Basilica
11:45 a.m. - TRS Commencement Ceremony
All TRS graduates participating in commencement must attend commencement rehearsal on May 17, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in Hartke Theater. The rehearsal will last 30-45 minutes. Honors Convocation begins at 1:00 pm, so please be on time.
Check-in on Saturday, is at 8:45 a.m. at Hartke Theater. Following check-in students will line up according to degrees (BA, STB, MDIV, MA, MCAT, STL, DMIN, PHD, and STD) and join the general assembly at McMahon Hall for procession.
Graduates may invite as many friends and family members as they like since tickets are not required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The ceremony itself begins at 10 a.m., however, the academic procession begins at 9:30 a.m., so please encourage your guests to be seated prior to that time. Guests with disabilities should contact Disability Support Services at least two weeks prior to Commencement to arrange for accommodations.
TRS Graduation Reception
For any questions regarding TRS commencement, please contact Nikkole Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In case of inclement weather, the STRS ceremony will start promptly at 10:30 am in the Hartke
Theater. Student please arrive at Hartke Theater for check in at 9:15 a.m. Guest are welcome to be seated at 9:30 a.m. Procession will begin in Hartke at 10:00 a.m.