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Undergraduate Commencement Schedule & Information - Spring 2022

Graduation / Commencement masking policy

Update: May 4, 2022

Misericordia University has determined that masks are required for commencement and all associated indoor commencement events such as the baccalaureate liturgy and the awards ceremony.  Masking is required in the Metz Dining Hall when you are not eating. The University is also taking steps so that all commencement events can continue, including increased ventilation and other measures. 

Watch spring Commencement Live on MU YouTube on 5/14


Cap & Gown Ordering 

Important Dates:

Friday, February 4 to Monday, April 18

During this timeframe graduates can order caps and gowns online from Herff Jones.
The last day to order for free shipping to Campus Store: Thursday, March 31, 2022
In-store pick-up begins Monday, May 8, 2022
Last day to order for a "Fee to ship home": Monday, April 18, 2022

Please Click Here to Order Your Cap and Gown

Regular Campus Store hours are 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.   

Campus Store hours during commencement week:
Monday, May 9 – Thursday, May 12: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday, May 13: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, May 14: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Cheers to Alumni Forever , 6:00 - 8:00 PM,  Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall

*You are invited to attend a cocktail reception to celebrate your hard work and achievements. You will have the opportunity to meet and gain experience networking with alumni, faculty, and staff as we toast the start of your journey as Misericordia Alumni!  Dress to network (business attire). Register online at misericordia.edu/cheers22

*Individuals will be required to provide proof of vaccination when registering to attend.  

Class Gift: This is your chance to come together as the Class of 2022 and make an impact on an area of campus that matters to you most at MU. Make your legacy gift at misericordia.edu/2022gift

Tuesday, March 1 and Wednesday, March 2

11:00-3:00 PM: Senior Salute, Campus Store

Order your class rings and personalized announcements.

Monday, May 9 to Friday, May 13

11:00 AM-1:00 PM: Graduation Headquarters Mercy Hall, Room 246

Stop by the Alumni Office for a special surprise, courtesy of the Alumni Association!

Monday, May 9 to Saturday, May 14

8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Cap and Gown Pick Up, Campus Store

Graduates pick up caps and gowns. All caps and gowns must be picked up by 1:00 pm Saturday, May 14.

Friday, May 13

4:00 PM: Baccalaureate Liturgy, Lemmond Theater

Graduates and families of all faiths are welcome to participate in this special liturgy, which is part of our Catholic and Mercy tradition. No tickets are required.

5:00 PM: A Toast to The Graduates

Important Note: This event has been moved from the Insalaco Concourse to the outdoor tent and patio located outside the Banks Student Life Center.  Masks for the event are also required.

Graduates and their guests are invited to a Champagne Reception with light hors d'oeuvres prior to the awards ceremony. Click here to RSVP in advance (required).

6:30 PM: Awards Ceremony, Lemmond Theater

For graduates and guests. Award recipients will be notified prior to the event. No tickets are required for admission

Saturday, May 14

11:30 AM: Commencement Lunch, Banks Student Life Center

No charge for graduates; $15 charge for each guest. Tickets are required. Contact the Campus Store at (570) 674-6271.

1:00 PM: Line Up For Undergraduate Commencement, Macdowell Hall

2:00 PM: Undergraduate Commencement Convocation, Anderson Center

Tickets required for admission: eight tickets per graduate. Graduates may pick up tickets in the Campus Store starting Monday, April 18. Doors of Anderson Center open at 12:30 PM.
*There is no in-person rehearsal. Please watch the commencement rehearsal video on the Misericordia University YouTube Channel.

Use #MUGrads on Social Media

It's almost graduation time! We salute the Misericordia University May Class of 2022, along with all of their hard work and accomplishments! Send your best to our graduates by sharing your well-wishes, celebration messages, and favorite moments with the tag #MUGrads on all social media to be shared with our whole community!

Professional Photos

Misericordia Graduates in group pose

Senior Photograph 

Earl & Sedor Photographic will photograph each graduate during the Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremony. Go to earlandsedor.com/grads and click on Misericordia Spring 2022 graduation. You can enter your email to be notified when the gallery is launched. Register early to take advantage of the discounted two week period after the gallery is launched. There is no obligation to purchase, and your email will never be used for any other purpose.