Notre Dame commencement ceremony to be held indoors at Purcell Pavilion

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ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- Due to concerns over inclement weather, Notre Dame has rescheduled their commencement ceremony on Sunday to 8 a.m. at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center. 

The gates to the venue will open at 7 a.m. 

Only guests who possess a red severe weather ticket will be seated in Purcell Pavilion. All other guests can view the ceremony on a closed-circuit broadcast in the north dome of the Joyce Center; in auditoriums in the DeBartolo Hall classroom building, online, Jordan Hall of Science and Compton Family Ice Arena. 

There will be no procession by the graduates or faculty who can enter gates eight and 10 and seat themselves starting at 7 a.m.

Individual diploma ceremonies also will start earlier than scheduled at noon on Sunday.

Live video stream schedule:

University Commencement Ceremony and Academic Procession

  • 8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m. - celebration of students lining up
  • 9:30 a.m.-11:40 a.m. - academic procession and ceremony 

College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

  • 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mendoza College of Business Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

  •  2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
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