Commencement Weather Contingency Plan

In the event that severe conditions prohibit commencement ceremonies be held on Curran Field, they will be moved to the Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena. The decision will be made by 5:30 a.m. at the latest for the Undergraduate Ceremony and 12 p.m for the Graduate Ceremony. Information will be shared on the University’s website, social media channels and on a recorded message at 610-660-3333.

Graduates and faculty should report to Hagan Arena by 7:30 a.m. for the Undergraduate Ceremony and 1:30 p.m. for the Graduate Ceremony, and enter through the Recreation Center entrance. Students will gather in the Casciato Basketball Practice Facility (Multipurpose Room) and faculty will gather in the Ground Floor Basketball Hallway.  In the event of rain, additional seating for guests is available in Mandeville Hall, Cardinal John Foley Campus Center, Campion Student Center, The Perch and Merion Hall, where the ceremonies will be live streamed.