Undergraduate Commencement


Commencement Information


Grad Finale

Congratulations, Graduates! 

The Dean of Students Office presents Grad Finale, a one-stop-shop for graduating students. During Grad Finale, you can pick up your cap and gown, ceremony tickets, check your graduation status, order your class ring, purchase graduation announcements, celebrate with your peers and much more!

Grad Finale takes place on November 20, 2019, in the Galleria, from 3:30-5:30p.m.  (The Galleria is located on the 2nd floor of the Sister Joel Read Center above the Rotunda.)

Can't make it to the event? Contact the Dean of Students Office at 414-382-6118.

Master's and Doctorate Degree graduates are not required to attend the Grad Finale event.

Career Plans

Please share your career plans with us.  We'll ask you to complete a short electronic survey before attending Grad Finale. Links to the survey will be emailed to graduates at the beginning of November.


Commencement Schedule

Friday, December 13, 2019
3p.m. Undergraduate Rehearsal   Pitman Theatre
4p.m.      Baccalaureate Mass and Blessing of the Graduates   Chapel

Graduate Cocktail Party

 La Verna Commons

Saturday, December 14, 2019
1p.m. Seating opens
Tickets required for entry
Pitman Theatre,  Conference Center, Wehr Auditorium
1:15p.m. Gathering of Graduates  Reiman Gymnasium
2p.m. Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Pitman Theatre
3:15p.m. Undergraduate Reception  La Verna Commons


A live webcast will be available during the undergraduate commencement ceremony at www.alverno.edu/graduation.php for those who cannot attend the ceremony in person.

Keepsake Flowers

4ever flowers

Also available on the day of graduation, 4-Ever Flowers will be onsite to provide beautiful, ever-lasting wood roses for only $20/dozen.  Consider picking up a bouquet in Alverno colors for your grad to remember this special day!  Pre-orders available.  Message us at: https://www.facebook.com/foureverflowers/