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2024 Misericordia Commencement

Graduate Commencement Schedule & Information - Spring 2024

Cap & Gown Ordering 

Important Dates:

Thursday, February 1 to Thursday, April 11

During this timeframe graduates can order caps and gowns online from Herff Jones.The last day to order for free shipping to Campus Store: Friday, March 29, 2024
In-store pick-up begins Monday, May 6, 2024
Last day to order for a "ship to home" (includes a shipping fee): Thursday, April 11, 2024


Black Master Gown

     Graduate Gown

Doctoral Academic Attire

      Doctoral Gown


Please Click Here to Order Your Cap and Gown

Regular Campus Store hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Saturday 11 AM - 4 PM 

Campus Store hours during commencement week:
Monday, May 6 – Thursday, May 9: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday, May 10: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, May 11: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

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

Class Gift: This is your chance to come together as the Class of 2024 and make an impact on an area of campus that matters to you most at MU. Make your legacy gift at

Monday, May 6 to Saturday, May 11

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 11.

Friday, May 10

2:30 PM: Commencement Rehearsal for those Receiving Master's or Doctoral Degrees, Anderson Sports and Health Center

Your participation is expected. If exceptional circumstances will prevent your attendance, email for additional instructions.

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

Graduates and their guests are invited to a Champagne Reception with light hors d'oeuvres prior to the awards ceremony. Click here to RSVP (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 11

9:00 AM: Line Up for Graduate Commencement, MacDowell Hall

10:00 AM: Graduate Commencement Convocation, Anderson Center

Tickets required, no limit. Doors of Anderson Center open at 8:30 AM. Graduates may pick up tickets in the Campus Store starting Monday, April 15.  

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

No charge for graduates; $20 charge for each guest. Tickets are required. Contact the Campus Store at (570) 674-6271

Guests Requiring Wheelchair Assistance

Please contact Annmarie Narcum at or 570-674-6238

Use #MUGrads on Social Media

It's almost graduation time! We salute the Misericordia University May Class of 2024, 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 2024 Commencement Ceremony. Go to and click on Misericordia Spring 2024 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.