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Commencement Q&A

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Rosemont! As a soon-to-be Rosemont graduate, we want to keep you informed about commencement and graduation information.

Q: What day will ceremonies be held?

A: This year’s commencement ceremonies for the Undergraduate College and School of Graduate and Professional Studies will be on Saturday, May 20th, 2023.

Q: What time will my ceremony be?

A: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Connelly Green

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in the Rotwitt Theater.

Q: How many guests may I bring?

A: Tickets are NOT required for the Ceremony. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Q: When will I get my cap, gown, and hood?

A:  All members of the Class of 2023 – both UC and SGPS – are asked to visit the 2023 Grad Fair on May 8th or 9th.  The Fair will take place on Monday, May 8th from 9am to 1pm, and again on Tuesday, May 9th from 3pm to 7pm in the Sr. Mary George Community Room of the Hirsh Community Center.

In addition to picking up your Cap and Gown, you will have the opportunity to visit different department tables including Career Services, Student Life, Alumni Engagement  etc.  The whole process will not take more than 10 minutes.  

Q: Will there be a photographer there to take pictures?

A: Yes, a photographer  will be at the ceremony to take a photograph of the graduate at their special moment of recognition. After the ceremony, you may order photographs online.

Since these professional photographs will be available, family members and guests are encouraged to remain in their seats, relax and enjoy the ceremony.

Q: What happens next?

A: Expect to receive an email from Rosemont College Commencement with specific instructions for the ceremonies.