What is the difference between graduation and commencement? That’s a great question! GRADUATION is completion of all coursework, earning of the diploma, and the posting of the degree to the transcript. COMMENCEMENT is the ceremony that celebrates or marks the completion of college work. Continue reading for information on commencement activities…

Commencement Mass

The University of St. Francis traditionally holds a commencement mass the Sunday before commencement, but this year we’re hosting a virtual mass that you can access any time. Click here to watch USF’s commencement mass.

Commencement Day: Saturday, May 9 at 10 a.m. CST

This year’s commencement ceremony will be held virtually, with inspiring talks from two speakers, and all graduates’ names being read aloud. Click here to view the commencement program and enjoy a live streaming of the ceremony in the window below!