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Merrimack College Commencement

Commencement Weekend

May 19-21, 2017

Graduate Commencement

Friday, May 19, 2017, 6 P.M.
Lawler Arena, Merrimack Athletics Complex
Doors open at 5 p.m.
  • Graduates report to Hamel gym, MAC, by 5 p.m. for lineup.
  • Merrimack Athletics Complex doors close at 6 p.m. for procession.
  • Entrance reopened after procession at 6:15 p.m.
  • Reception follows at Sakowich Campus Center.

67th Undergraduate Commencement

Sunday, May 21, 2017, 10 A.M.
Lawler Arena, Merrimack Athletics Complex
Doors open at 8 a.m.
  • Graduates report to Sakowich Campus Center by 8 a.m.
  • Graduates should be dressed in full regalia, gown, hood and cap.
  • Merrimack Athletics Complex doors close at 10 a.m. for procession.
  • Entrance reopened after procession at 10:20 a.m.
  • Ceremony ends between 12:30 and 1 p.m.
  • Reception follows at Sakowich Campus Center, and ends at 2 p.m.
Please email questions to commencementoffice@merrimack.edu

The following items are not allowed into the Merrimack Athletic Complex:
  • NO BALLOONS
  • NO WRAPPED GIFTS
  • NO BACKPACKS OR LARGE BAGS

Baccalaureate Mass

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 4 P.M.
Collegiate Church, Merrimack Campus
  • Graduates will line up in front of Austin Hall at 3:30 p.m., dressed in graduation gown (no hood or cap for Mass).
  • Mass is open to all family and friends.
  • It is recommended family and friends arrive early, as the church fills up.
  • A reception follows Mass at the Sakowich Campus Center.