Class of 2022 Graduate

72nd Commencement Exercises

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Graduate Ceremony Speaker
Allison Joy Rivera

Honorary Recipient
Carl F. Bailey Jr. ’75

Graduate Commencement Exercises

Graduate School Reception

Baccalaureate Mass

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Where will the ceremony be held?
Who are the speakers/honorary degree recipients for 2022?
Will there be indoor viewing locations?
Will the ceremony be live-streamed for those who are unable to attend?
How may I obtain a Commencement program?
How long will the ceremony last?
Is there an inclement and severe weather plan?


How many tickets can I receive?
How are tickets obtained?
What if I lost my tickets?
What if do not have a ticket?
Are there any special arrangements for guests with physical disabilities?


What am I required to wear to Commencement?
How do I order my regalia and where do I pick it up?

Baccalaureate Mass

When will the baccalaureate mass be held?

Graduate School Reception

When will the Graduate School Reception take place?

Graduate Experience

What mandatory items must be completed prior to Commencement?
When is the Commencement Guideline Meeting?
What are the Procession Instructions?
Will my picture be taken at Commencement?
Where and when do I get my diploma?


Will there be Disabled Parking available?
Will there be printed announcements available for graduates to send to relatives and friends?
Is there space available on campus for a private reception during Commencement weekend?
What about hotel reservations?
What is the best way to learn about alumni updates after graduation?
What if my Commencement question was not addressed?

Important Contact Information

Below is an archive of email communications that have been sent out about Commencement.

Fairfield Commencement Coming Soon
March 24, 2022

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Celebrate Your Graduate


Commencement Photos

Graduates can locate their graduation photos online by visiting

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In Case of Severe Weather

In the case of severe and/or dangerous weather, the University may choose to move the ceremony indoors to the Field House located within the RecPlex.