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Merrimack College Commencement

2018 Commencement Weekend

May 19-20

Saturday, May 19, 4 p.m.

Baccalaureate Mass
Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher
For undergraduate students and their families only

Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Hammel Court, Volpe Athletic Center
For master’s students and their families only

A reception to follow both events will be held in the Sakowich Campus Center.

Sunday, May 20, 10 a.m.

Commencement (undergraduate and graduate)
Merrimack Stadium
Reception to follow

More Information

More information will be posted as the date nears. 


Commencement Ceremony Information

Doors open at 8 a.m. Relatives and guests should be seated by 10 a.m., when the academic procession is scheduled to begin.

Commencement will be held outside in rain, cold or heat. Guests are urged to check weather conditions and dress appropriately. A rainy day in Massachusetts can be cold and the turf at Merrimack Stadium could be slippery. Please note that you may carry an umbrella, but open umbrellas are not permitted while guests are seated in the stadium.

The ceremony is expected to last approximately two hours and will immediately be followed by a reception.

Dates and locations on these pages are subject to change. Students and their families are encouraged to check email, this website and Merrimack social media channels for updates.