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Commencement Schedule & Information - Winter 2022

Commencement Rehearsal

A Commencement Rehearsal will be held on Saturday, December 17th at 2 p.m. in the Anderson Sports and Health Center.  Your participation is expected.  If exceptional circumstances will prevent your attendance, you must contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 570-674-6218 or email  jdelmar@misericordia.edu.

Cap and Gown Ordering Information

Monday, October 3 - Tuesday, November 15

During this timeframe, graduates can order caps and gowns online from Herff Jones.

Shipping Options

The last day for free shipping to Campus Store is Tuesday, November 1.

Last day for "ship to home" is Tuesday, November 15 (Shipping fee applies).

Cap and Gown pick up begins Monday, December 12, 2022 in the Campus Store.

Regular Campus Store hours are 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.   The Campus Store is open Sunday, December 18th, from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Campus Store hours during commencement week:
Monday, December 12 & Wednesday, December 14: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday, December 13, Thursday, December 15, & Friday, December 16: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, December 17: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Graduation Day - Sunday, December 18: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Graduates will receive 8 guest tickets for admission to the Commencement Ceremony. Tickets will be available for pick-up in the Campus Store (Date TBD).

Thursday, October 27

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

We know you worked hard to earn your degree and commend you on your achievement. Cheers to Alumni celebrates YOU! The Winter Class of 2022, as the next wonderful installment of the Alumni Association. We hope you will join us to celebrate your accomplishments. 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 www.misericordia.edu/cheers22  by Monday, October 24th.

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 www.misericordia.edu/2022gift

November 9

Senior Salute

Campus Store 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Order your class rings and more!

Wednesday, December 14 to Friday, December 16

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: GRADUATION HEADQUARTERS, MERCY HALL, RM 246

Stop by for a special surprise courtesy of the Alumni Association.

December 17

Commencement Rehearsal, 2:00 PM, Anderson Sports and Health Center

A Commencement Rehearsal will be held on Saturday, December 17th at 2 p.m. in the Anderson Sports and Health Center.  Your participation is expected.  If exceptional circumstances will prevent your attendance, you must contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 570-674-6218 or email  jdelmar@misericordia.edu.

December 18

Baccalaureate Liturgy, 10:30 AM, Lemmond Theater

Graduates and families of all faiths are welcome to participate in the special liturgy, which is part of our Catholic and Mercy tradition, (no ticket required.)  Be assured that you are remembered in our prayers in a special way as you prepare for your graduation.

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

The Commencement luncheon will be held on December 18 at 11:30 am in the Banks Student Life  Center. For reservations and tickets, please remit payment to the Campus Store.  There is no charge for graduates; however, tickets are required. Guest tickets for luncheon are $18.00 and payable at the time they are reserved. 

A Celebration of our December 2022 Graduates, 2:00 PM, Anderson Center

  • Graduates will receive 8 guest tickets for admission to the Commencement Ceremony. Tickets will be available for pick-up in the Campus Store (Date TBD).
  • Doors of Anderson Center open at 12:30 PM

  • Student Lineup:  please report to MacDowell Hall no later than 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Use #MUGrads on Social Media

It's almost graduation time! We salute the Misericordia University December 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

Misericordia University has arranged with Earl & Sedor Photographic to take photos as each graduate leaves the stage during commencement. A gallery of those photos will be posted to the Earl and Sedor website in the days following your event. If you have questions about the photos, please email our photographers at johns@earlandsedor.com.

Class of 2022 Congrats