Commencement Events for Masters and Doctoral Students
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 | 5:30 p.m.
INTERFAITH SERVICE - ROSARY HALL CHAPEL
Please join Campus Ministry and the Dominican University Community for a beautiful interfaith service honoring the Class of 2020. Individuals of all faiths are welcome.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 | 6:30 p.m.
GRADUATION INFORMATION SESSION - HENNESSY CENTER
This is a MANDATORY Graduation Information Session, where important information on the commencement ceremony will be provided and your academic regalia [caps and gowns] will be distributed. If you are unable to attend because of distance, you must pick up your regalia from the Dominican University bookstore. Extended hours will be announced after this event.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 | 7 p.m.
CLASS OF 2020 CLASS NIGHT - GRANITO CENTER
Following the Graduate Information Session join us for Class Night - a dinner hosted by the Alumni Association in your honor. Class Night is always a memorable evening, shared with friends. We’re certain you’ll be glad to have attended.
THURSDAY, MAY 14 | Start Times Vary
GRADUATE HOODING CEREMONIES – LOCATIONS VARY
All graduate students are celebrated at their individual program hooding ceremonies**. Graduates are permitted up to 4 guests. Please indicate the number in your party, when you RSVP for this event. Tickets will be issued by your program coordinator. Please wear your Commencement regalia to this special event. Refreshments will be served. You may direct questions to your individual program coordinator. Locations subject to change.
DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
4:00 p.m. Hooding Ceremony- Lawrence Room, Rosary Hall
5:30 p.m. Reception- dining room, Granito Center
*Parking available in Rosary Hall big lot
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP & COMMUNICATION
6:00 p.m. Hooding Ceremony- Badami Room, Granito Center
6:30 p.m. Reception- dining room, Granito Center
*Parking available in Hennessy Center lot, Rosary Hall lot
NURSING DIVISION (DNP/FNP)
6:30 p.m. Hooding Ceremony- Auxiliary Gymnasium, Hennessy Center
7:45 p.m. Reception- dining room, Granito Center
*Parking available in Hennessy Center lot, Gym lot, Rosary Hall lot
5:45 p.m. Hooding Ceremony- Fury Lecture Room, Prusmack Center
6:45 p.m. Reception- dining room, Granito Center
*Parking available in the Prusmack Parking Lot and big lot
6:00 p.m. Hooding Ceremony- Holt Room, Hennessy Center
6:45 p.m. Reception- dining room, Granito Center
*Parking available in Hennessy Center lot, Gym Lot, Rosary Hall lot
7:00 p.m. Hooding Ceremony- Lawrence Room, Rosary Hall
8:30 p.m. Reception- Lawrence Room, Rosary Hall
*Parking available in Rosary Hall lot
** tDPT PROGRAM HOODING CEREMONY AND RECEPTION WILL TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY, MAY 17, AT 9:00 a.m. IN THE WESTCHESTER COUNTY CENTER (IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES). COFFEE AND PASTRIES WILL BE SERVED.
SATURDAY, MAY 16 | 4 p.m.
COMMENCEMENT MASS - SAINT DOMINIC’S CONVENT CHAPEL
All graduates, along with their families and friends, are invited to attend the celebration of a special commencement Mass. We would like to involve as many graduates as possible in the music and liturgy planning of the Mass. Musicians, singers, readers, writers, and liturgy planners are invited to apply. People of all denominations and faiths are invited to participate in this liturgical service. Meetings will be held in April and May for music practice and liturgy planning. If you would like to take part, please contact Sr. Barbara at (845) 848-4031 or in the Campus Ministry Office in Casey Hall.
SATURDAY, MAY 16 | 5:30 p.m.
COMMENCEMENT RECEPTION - GRANITO CENTER
All graduates, family, and friends are invited to a reception to celebrate Commencement and honor the accomplishments of our graduates. Please indicate the number in your party, when you RSVP for this event.
SATURDAY, MAY 16 | 7 p.m.
THE BACCALAUREATE AWARDS CEREMONY
Will be held in the Hennessy Center at 7:00 p.m. on May 16th. Please contact the Academic Dean’s office at (845) 848-4000 if you have any questions. *Invitation only
SUNDAY, MAY 17 | 9 a.m.
TRANSITIONAL DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY PROGRAM HOODING & AWARD CEREMONY - WESTCHESTER COUNTY CENTER, WHITE PLAINS, NY
The accomplishments of our graduate students are celebrated at the Hooding and Award Ceremonies, hosted by each individual academic program. Graduates are permitted up to 4 guests. Please indicate the number in your party, when you RSVP for this event. Tickets will be issued by your program coordinator.
Specific room assignments will be announced, closer to the event.
PHYSICAL THERAPY HOODING CEREMONY (tDPT)
If you have questions concerning the Physical Therapy Hooding Ceremony, please call (845) 848-6048.
Coffee and pastries will be served, immediately before the hooding and awards, beginning at 9 a.m.
SUNDAY, MAY 17 | 12 p.m.
66th COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES OF DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY - WESTCHESTER COUNTY CENTER, WHITE PLAINS, NY
Doors open for general admission at 10:30 a.m. All graduates must report to the lower level of the Westchester County Center by 11 a.m. for robing and the forming of the processional.