DFC Commencement Schedule

May 2024 = DFC Grad Days

May 8, 2024 = DFC Grad Fest

Friday, May 24, 2024

  • 1:00 – 3:30 pm = Graduates can pick up their name reader cards (will need to bring to ceremony) on the John P Monahan Plaza outside the Anderson Student Center.

  • 4:00 pm = March out of the Arches

  • 7:00 pm = Commencement Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul

Sunday, May 26, 2024

  • 3:00 pm = Dougherty Family College Commencement Ceremony

The DFC Commencement Ceremony will be held in the Anderson Athletic & Recreation Center ArenaDoors to the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Fieldhouse will open one hour prior to the start of each ceremony.

NOTE: If graduates have picked up their name reader card, they should report to the field house no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of their ceremony. If graduates still need to pick up their reader card, graduates should report to the check-in area in the AARC Arena no later than one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Detailed day-of instructions will be sent to you approximately one week prior to your Commencement ceremony.

Each ceremony will be approximately 75 minutes. Ceremonies will also be video live-streamed and recorded for those who cannot attend in person. Watch your ceremony via Live Stream