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:

For details regarding the 2017 Commencement Ceremony please refer to the attached information.

For details regarding the 2017 GradFest please refer to the attached information. 

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.