Commencement

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Commencement Announcements

We’re excited to celebrate our graduates for the 2022-2023 academic year! Mark your calendars for these special ceremonies.

 

 
 
 

Spring 2023 Ceremonies

Saturday,
April 29, 2023

Maryville University Auditorium

 
 
9 a.m. – School of Education EdD Higher Education Leadership Cohort 10A

10:45 a.m. – School of Education EdD Educational Leadership Cohort 37

12:30 p.m. – School of Education EdD Educational Teaching Leadership Cohort 10

Livestream Link (Coming Soon)

Friday,
May 5, 2023

The Factory at The District in Chesterfield

3 p.m. – Nursing Pinning

6 p.m. – Graduate Ceremony

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Education
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master of Science in Nursing Certificate
  • Doctor Nursing Practice

Livestream Link (Coming Soon)

 

 

Friday, May 5, 2023

Gander Dining Hall & President’s Conference Center

 

2 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Open House

For all graduates, family and friends.

Saturday,
May 6, 2023

The Factory at The District in Chesterfield

9 a.m. – College of Arts and Sciences Undergrad

1 p.m. – Simon School of Business & School of Education Undergrad

5 p.m. – College of Health Professions Undergrad

Livestream Link (Coming Soon)

FAQs & Information


  • Can my guests watch my ceremony virtually?

    Yes, they can click on the links under each ceremony to watch the ceremonies live.


  • What time should we arrive for our ceremony?

    One hour prior to the ceremony start time.


  • Do my guests need tickets to attend my ceremony?

    All guests attending the undergraduate or graduate commencement ceremonies will require a ticket. We will send ticket ordering information for fall ceremonies to students’ Maryville email address on Oct. 31, 2022. We will send ticket ordering information for spring ceremonies to students’ Maryville email address on March 27, 2023. If you have commencement ticketing questions, please contact graduation@maryville.edu.


  • What do I need to do to prepare for graduation?

    • Visit the preparing for graduation and commencement page where students will find the information they need to complete all necessary preparations for participating in Commencement, such as verifying diploma information, name pronunciation, graduation announcements and class rings.
    • Call the Pronunciation Hotline (314) 529-9211 to ensure your name is pronounced correctly.
    • Students should arrive one hour prior to the start of their ceremony.
    • Students should arrive in their regalia.
    • Please visit maryville.edu/saintstrong for up-to-date information about our COVID policies and protocols.
    • Graduates will receive emails to their student email account specific to their ceremony outlining specific arrival times, check-in location, etc.

  • Where do I order regalia?

    • Regalia can be ordered within the graduation application or by here.

  • Graduate Check-in/Processional Instructions

    • Students should arrive one hour prior to the start of their ceremony.
    • Students should arrive in their regalia and holding their hood.
    • Please leave personal items with your guests as there is not a secure place to store them during the ceremony.
    • Faculty and Staff will assist in lining up the students for the processional.

  • How do I purchase photographs from my Commencement Ceremony?

    After commencement, individual portraits that were taken during the ceremony are available through Life Touch on their website: https://events.lifetouch.com/findphoto.aspx


  • What if my guests have an accessibility need?

    Accessible Seating
    There will be seating available for guests with limited mobility. We kindly ask that only one companion accompany the individual that needs accommodations. Please contact campusevents@maryville.edu with your specific needs.

    Sign Language
    Please email campusevents@maryville.edu if you require a sign language interpreter.

    Parking on Campus
    ADA parking is available in Lot 11 at the North Outer 40 entrance to campus.


  • When should guests arrive?

    • Doors will open for guests one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.
    • Please be seated twenty minutes prior to ceremony start time to allow for the processional of graduates. Entrance and exit doors will be blocked during this time.
    • Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Staff will be present to guide guests.

  • When will guests be seated?

    • General seating and accessible seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Staff will be present to help assist guests.
    • Out of respect for graduates being recognized, guests are asked to remain in their seats for the duration of the ceremony and refrain from blocking aisles and passageways.

  • Where will the graduates and their guests meet after the ceremony?

    Please arrange to meet your graduate and other guests outside of the venue at the conclusion of the ceremony.


  • Can my children attend the ceremony?

    • Children are welcome to attend the ceremony but must be accompanied by an adult in the guest seating area. They will not be permitted to join their parents in the processional, recessional, or on the stage during the ceremony.
    • Any child who is sitting on someone’s lap will not need a ticket.

 

 
 
 
 

#MaryvilleGrad

We will be using Maryville’s social media to share graduate photos and videos before, during, and after Virtual Commencement. Please use the hashtag #MaryvilleGrad22 or #MaryvilleGrad23 and tag us on Twitter and Instagram at @MaryvilleU. We’ll repost your best photos and videos – we want to see you in your regalia! You may also Snap your grad pics to the ‘GetInvolvedMU’ Snapchat account, and we’ll add the best ones to our story.
 

We celebrate former @mulifecoach and CURRENT Maryville alum Leshay Mathis-Reed on graduating from the #BigRedM! Way to go, Hype Woman!
🎓 #maryvillegrad22

PSYCHed to graduate🍾

The last 3.5 years have been filled with so many memories! I am grateful that I chose Maryville to be my home away from home that has brought me so many lifelong friends and the best of times. Love maryvilleu so much that I will be returning to Maryville in the fall... to get my Master’s in Occupational Therapy❤️ #maryvillegrad22

Never has there been a more beautiful sight! Grades are in a day early (by four minutes 🤪). Love teaching and this term was no exception! Congratulations to all the December grads! #maryvillegrad22 #saintsnation #maryvilleuniversity maryvilleonline #maryvilleonline

No longer the chic wit da BS cuz I’m dat MHA-mi😭#letmebecorny #MasteredIt #MHA #maryvillegrad22

One of the hardest years of my life. This milestone couldn’t have come at a better time. Cheers friends 🥳#maryvillegrad22 #mastersdegree

Hope everyone saw us MASTER walking across that stage because it’s never happening again!! #maryvillegrad22 🎓❤️🍾📚

Educational Leadership Cohort 36 can be serious, and they can be crazy fun. Starting today, they are nothing less than DOCTORS! #MaryvilleGrad22

Congratulations agersmaddy for graduating Magna Cum Laude and with honors from maryvilleu I’m so incredibly proud of you. It’s been inspiring to see your work ethic and dedication as you accomplished this all while working full time, helping a family member get through cancer, and being a long ...distance fiancé #MaryvilleGrad22

Please visit maryville.edu/saintstrong for up-to-date information about our COVID policies and protocols.