Commencement is the pinnacle of our students’ academic careers. Of course, none of our graduates achieve their college goals alone. We look forward to welcoming hundreds of family members and friends to campus each year to join in the celebration of our graduates’ achievements.

Schedule of Events

Commencement 2015 took place on Sunday, May 17. The schedule of events is as follows:

Sunday, May 17, 2015
9:15 a.m.
Baccalaureate Mass
A festive celebration of music, word and sacrament. All are welcome!    
Schuldes Sports Center
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Commencement Brunch
The Commencement brunch is open to all graduates, parents, guests, faculty members and administrators. All tickets are $13 including tax. Children 3 and under are free. Reservations are required and limited to 1000 guests. As of May 5th tickets were sold out.
Michels Commons Dining Room and Upstairs Ballroom
1:30-3:30 p.m.
(Approximately 2 hours)

Schuldes will open for seating at noon.
Commencement Ceremony

The Procession
The Commencement procession will enter from the back of the arena promptly at 1:30 p.m. in the following order:
  • ROTC Color Guard
  • Faculty
  • Masters (Graduates)
  • Seniors (Graduates)
  • St. Norbert College Trustees
  • Ceremony Participants
Graduates enter in columns of two:
Master’s and BA graduates on south side of aisle (right as looking at stage).
BBA, BM, BS and BSN graduates on north side of aisle (left as looking at stage)

For exiting, the ceremony participants will leave first, followed by the faculty and the new St. Norbert College alumni. The arena lights will be on so you can take pictures of the graduates in procession.

Student Speaker
The 2015 student speakers are Alex Clemetson and Akeem Edmonds.

Commencement Speaker
The 2015 commencement speaker is Marti Wronski '94.

For more information on Commencement, please see the frequently asked questions.
Schuldes Sports Center
3:30 p.m. Commencement Reception
A reception will be held to honor all of our new St. Norbert College alumni following the Commencement ceremony.
Michels Commons and outside on the Roemer/Baer Malls