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For Graduates

Commencement 2018 will take place on Sunday, May 13th. The schedule of events for graduates, including important dates throughout the academic year, is below. For more information on Commencement, see the frequently asked questions.

A packet with everything your family needs to know about the Commencement ceremony, Baccalaureate Mass and brunch will be mailed to your home address of record in early March. If your family has moved recently please contact the Registrar's Office to update your permanent mailing address. Your diploma and commencement photo will also be mailed there later in June.

Preparing for Graduation and the Commencement Ceremony
Sept. 25, 2017

Graduation Applications Due
All candidates for graduation who plan to participate in the May 2018 Commencement ceremony must complete the online application form. Watch for an email from the Registrar's Office in early September with more details.

Email or stop by the Registrar's Office with questions.
Feb. 12-14, 2018 Cap and Gown Ordering 
SNC Bookstore staff will be taking cap & gown orders during regular business hours all three days. Representatives from Jostens will also be on hand from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day to take orders for other graduation commemoratives like rings, diploma frames and announcements. NOTE: If you are studying abroad or student teaching you will need to stop by or call the Bookstore (920-403-3146) to complete your cap & gown order no later than Saturday, Feb. 24.

SNC Bookstore
8 am-4:30 pm

Early March

Commencement Information Packet Mailing 
A packet with everything your family needs to know about the Commencement ceremony, Baccalaureate Mass and brunch will be mailed to your home address of record in early March. If your family has moved recently please contact the Registrar's Office to update your permanent mailing address. Your diploma and commencement photo will also be mailed there later in June.

Note: Anyone entering MFFSC for the commencement ceremony must have a ticket. Each graduate receives four tickets.

Call 920-403-3055 if you need a packet mailed to another family member.
April 25, 2018 Cap & Gown Pickup Party 
A celebration for you and your classmates with faculty and staff "Celebrity Waiters" serving free food and refreshments! Sponsored by the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations.
Michels Ballroom
4-6 pm
Friday, May 11, 2018
3 p.m. Commencement Practice
All candidates for graduation should attend the Commencement practice.
Mulva Family Fitness and Sports Center
Sunday, May 13, 2018
9:15 a.m.
Baccalaureate Mass
A festive celebration of music, word and sacrament. All are welcome!
Mulva Family Fitness and 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. Tickets are $13.75 including tax for adults and St. Norbert grads, and $8.75 for children ages 5 through 12. Children 4 and under are free, but registration is still required. Reservations are required and limited to 1,100 guests. Tickets are now available through the SNC Ticket Office.

Michels Commons Dining Room and Upstairs Ballroom
12:45 p.m. Graduate Check-In and Line Up
Sidewalk in front of Todd Wehr Hall and GMS
1:30-3:30 p.m.
(Approximately 2 hours)

Open seating begins at noon.
Commencement Ceremony

The Procession
The Commencement procession will enter from the back of the seating area 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 the following order:
Master’s, BA, BBA, BM, BS and BSN

Mulva Family Fitness and 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
3:30-6:30 p.m. Gown Return
Gowns may be dropped off in the Sensenbrenner Conference Room inside Michels Commons or returned to the Bookstore anytime before 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. If you wish to keep your gown for photos later in the evening you have until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15th to return it to the Bookstore. 

 

Michels Commons or Campus Bookstore
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