Commencement Information for Graduating Students
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Commencement Information for Graduating Students

Commencement 2023

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Holy Mass at 11:00 a.m. followed by Commencement Exercises 

Reception immediately following in the gymnasium 

Dear Student,

As you have applied for graduation during either the Fall 2022, Winter 2023, or Spring 2023 academic terms, this guide is for your reference and planning. Please make special note of the date and time of this year's Commencement Exercises.  If all academic certificate, diploma or degree requirements have been met, your certificate or diploma will be mailed to your home address of record approximately 6 - 8 weeks following your final term. Please be sure to keep your address current with the Registrar's Office.

Congratulations on your accomplishment at Sacred Heart Major Seminary. You join thousands of graduates who share the rich history and mission of Sacred Heart Major Seminary!

Day of the Event: Holy Mass at 11:00 a.m. followed by Commencement Exercises

  • What to wear? Candidates for Certificates or Basic Diploma are to wear professional, "Sunday-best" attire. Degree candidates, please bring your regalia.
  • Time of arrival? All graduates are to arrive no later than 10:00 a.m. You will be directed to the assigned classroom where your certificate, diploma or degree group will be gathering.
  • How many family members/guests can you bring? Please limit your guests to 4 per graduation candidate. 
  • Location: Sacred Heart Major Seminary Chapel, 2701 Chicago Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan 48206
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