Commencement Schedule

Click here to download the December 2017 commencement postcard (pdf)

Click here to download the December 2017 commencement week flyer (pdf)

Saturday, October 1 through Wednesday, November 15
Order caps and gowns online at Oak Hill.
Click here for more information on ordering caps and gowns.

Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Senior Salute, Bookstore

Order your class rings and personalized announcements.

Thursday, November 2, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 50 Nights to Commencement Celebration, Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall
You are invited to attend a cocktail reception to celebrate the countdown to graduation. 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)

Click here to view more information regarding this event.

Friday, December 8 thru Sunday, December 17
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Bookstore
Graduates pick up caps and gowns through December 17.

Bookstore Hours

Monday, December 11 through Thursday, December 14 - Open until 8:00 p.m.

Friday, December 15 - Open until 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 16 - 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 17 - 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 16
3:00 p.m. Commencement Rehearsal in the Anderson Center
All graduates should attend the commencement rehearsal and ceremony. If unable to attend the ceremony, please email If, due to exceptional circumstances, you are unable to attend rehearsal, please contact the office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs at 570-674-6218 or Graduates are to have their caps and gowns for rehearsal, which may be picked up at the bookstore.

4:00 p.m Class Photographs in the Anderson Center
Class Photographs will be taken following rehearsal. The entire class will be photographed as a group in the Anderson Center. Caps and gowns are required.

Sunday, December 17
10:30 a.m. Baccalaureate Liturgy, Lemmond Theatre
Graduates and families of all faiths are welcome to participate in this important part of our Mercy tradition. No tickets are required for admission.

12:00 p.m. Commencement Luncheon, Banks Student Life Center
No charge for graduates and guests are $12.00 per person. Tickets are required, contact the bookstore at (570)-674-6271

1:15 p.m. Line up for Commencement, MacDowell Hall and McHale Fireside

2:00 p.m. Commencement Convocation in the Anderson Center

Tickets required, six tickets per graduate. Graduates may pick up tickets in the Bookstore starting Monday, November 27.

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