Commencement Weekend

Announcements and Tickets

Tickets are required for Commencement but not the Honors and Awards Ceremony or the Baccalaureate Mass. Each graduate will receive four Commencement tickets and four announcements. The announcement cannot be used to gain admission to the Commencement ceremony.

All graduates must pick up their Commencement packets containing announcements and tickets at the Commencement Office, located in McAuley Hall, Room 001. Packets will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 11-15. Packets not picked up during this timeframe will be automatically mailed to the address indicated on the Application to Graduate.

Additional commemorative announcements may be purchased from Jostens by calling (800) 854-7464 or visiting

Food Service and Facilities

Refreshments will be available both Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, refreshments will be available on the McAuley Hall patio from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition, the Miley Hall cafeteria will offer a soup, salad and deli bar from 1:30-3:30 p.m. On Sunday, refreshments will be available on the McAuley patio from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Flowers will be on sale Sunday at a table near the Commencement tent.

Restrooms will be available both Saturday and Sunday. Non-handicapped restrooms will be available behind Angelus Hall, and a handicapped restroom will be available on the south lawn near Shepard Avenue.

Photography and Video

Arrangements have been made with Commencement Photos, Inc. to take close-up pictures of each graduate as degrees are being conferred. Information on how to purchase pictures will be sent directly to your home by Commencement Photos, Inc. They may be contacted at (978) 851-5924 or

The Office of Digital Communications will film the Honors and Awards Ceremony, Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement. Details on how to access this content will be made available on the Salve Regina website shortly after the weekend.