Spring 2016 Commencement Important Information


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Commencement Registration

All students who either graduated in fall 2016, or have applied to graduate in spring or summer 2017, must complete the Commencement Registration process. Students who have elected not to participate in Commencement are also required to register.


Baccalaureate Mass

A Baccalaureate Mass will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm on the University of St. Thomas campus in the Jerabeck Activity and Athletic Center.  All graduation candidates are invited to attend with their family and friends. Specific details will be posted at a later date.  

Commencement Ceremony

The Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 10:00 am at NRG Arena.  Students who graduated December 2016, and those who anticipate graduating May 2017, and August 2017 are invited to participate.                                                                   

If you plan to participate in commencement, you will be required to register on-line.  The on-line registration process will begin in late March; the exact date and instructions will be provided to you via your UST email account at a later date (information will also be posted to this website at that time).  During the on-line registration process you will also be able to secure your guest tickets and order your cap and gown.  It is anticipated that each graduation candidate will be allowed a maximum of 5 guest tickets.  Once we have a final count of those who plan to participate, we will release any remaining tickets and you will be allowed to obtain additional guest tickets (through the on-line process).

 Please check your UST email account and our website regularly for updates

Welcome Reception for the Class of 2017

Join the Alumni Association for a reception in the new Center for Science and Health Professions as they welcome the Class of 2017 to the UST Alumni Association. The event will be held May 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm. For more information about this event, please contact the Alumni Office at alumni@stthom.edu or 713-942-5082.

Register for the Welcome Reception for Class of 2017