May graduation date


Official date of May 2011 graduation for Graduate School students.

Graduate School students who graduated in August 2010 and January 2011 are also invited to participate inthe Graduate School’s annual Commencement ceremony.

Please note: the graduate professional schools — architecture, business, the ESTEEM program, and law — hold separate ceremonies for their own students. If you are a student in one of these professional programs, please consult your program for graduation and Commencement schedules.

For more information on Commencement Weekend at Notre Dame, see:

  • The Graduate School Commencement page, for information specific to Graduate School students; or
  • The University’s Commencement page, for general Commencement Weekend information, including:
    • Details on the University-wide ceremony on Sunday, May 22 (all students are welcome to attend this ceremony, but Graduate School degrees will be conferred at the Saturday ceremony on May 21)
    • Cap and gown information
    • Degree candidate list
    • Diploma information
    • Live webcast information