Commencement Exercises for Class of 2018

Sunday, May 20, 2018
Time: 2 p.m. Commencement Exercises begin on the lawn in front of Alumni Hall.
Location: Lawn in front of Alumni Hall

Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Reception

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: 3 p.m. Honors Convocation with Mass of Thanksgiving at 4 p.m.
Location: Abbey Church

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Commencement
1 p.m. Graduands with cap, gown and hood assemble in the Carr Center.
1:50 p.m. The Academic Procession leaves the Carr Center.

Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Reception
2:30 p.m. Graduands with cap, gown and hood assemble in the Geisel Library. The Faculty and the Benedictine community assemble in Joseph Hall.

Find information about parking, weather plans, dining and bookstore hours, and much more:

    • Rain Plan

      Rain Plan

      If the weather is inclement, Commencement takes place in the Thomas F. Sullivan Arena. Graduands may obtain five tickets, available in the Registrar’s Office, starting April 30, and from 10 a.m. until noon on the morning of Commencement. Simulcast of the ceremonies will be available in the Dana Center, the Coffee Shop/Pub, and the Perini Lecture Hall in the Goulet Center.

    • Parking, Directions & Lodging

      Due to the many guests that join us for commencement, please be prepared to walk across campus from outlying parking lots. Staff will be on hand to direct guests to handicapped and general parking lots.

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    • Live-Stream Available

      Live online video will be provided of the Commencement ceremony for those unable to join us on campus. The video will be streamed on Saturday, May 20.

    • On-Campus Simulcast

      Simulcast of the ceremonies will be available in the Dana Center, the Coffee Shop/Pub, and the Perini Lecture Hall in the Goulet Center.

    • Special Hours

      Campus Bookstore

      • To be determined

      Coffee Shop

      • Saturday: 1 - 5 p.m.
      • Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Area Accommodations

      Hotels and Inns

      Dining/ Local Restaurants

    • Handicap Requests

      Families with handicap needs should contact jpoirier@anselm.edu.

      For other questions/information please contact the Office of the Dean of the College at (603) 641-7250 or dean@anselm.edu.

    • Graduate Information

      The cap, gown, and hood are purchased through the campus bookstore. Announcements and invitations to the Commencement Exercises may also be purchased through the campus bookstore. Visit www.stanselm.bkstr.com for details.

      Commencement Photos, Inc. will take photographs as each graduand accepts his/her diploma. Only official photographers will be allowed near the platform at that time.