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April 23, 2020



Commencement 2020

**All information is subject to change. Please check back often for up-to-date information**

Virtual Graduation Celebration
Sunday, May 17, 2020 at noon

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Apply to Graduate

All graduating students must apply for graduation to receive their diplomas and become official University of Holy Cross graduates. During the application process, you will indicate whether or not you intend to participate in the Commencement ceremony.

Cap & Gown

All students who plan to participate in Commencement are required to wear the official regalia, which is available for purchase online at The last day to place your order online is
July 31, 2020.

All eligible Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020 Graduation Candidates are encouraged to attend.

  • Receive important information from the Office of Financial Aid and the Alumni Association
  • Have your portrait taken
  • Purchases Jostens

Accommodations for Participants: The University welcomes all candidates with disabilities to participate in Commencement activities. If you require accommodations, please notify the Registrar’s Office, in advance, at Accommodations for Guests: Designated accessible seating intended for guests using wheelchairs and/or persons with mobility, visual, or hearing impairments is available. Please contact the Registrar’s Office, in advance, at to request this seating. One (1) companion may accompany each guest with a disability in these designated sections. Parking: Free - Parking lots V, W, X and Y (please see Xavier’s Campus Map)

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