Graduation & Commencement Overview

The University of Mary invites families and the general public to attend commencement ceremony, which celebrates the individual achievements of our students.

Graduation is the day the degree is conferred by the Registrar. All students must fulfill all university, school, and departmental requirements before graduation can take place. Please note: the Commencement Ceremony does not guarantee degree completion.

All Graduating Students:

Application Information:

Information coming in Fall 2016.


Further information coming in Fall 2016. The next University of Mary commencement ceremony will be held April 29, 2017.

Diploma frames: A variety of specially designed frames with a matte and university seal are available for purchase through the University of Mary Bookstore, 7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504; phone (701) 355-8559.
Lodging:  Hotel information is available by visiting the Bismarck-Mandan Convention and Visitors Bureau Accommodation Directory at or by calling (800) 767-3555.