Notre Dame hosts annual commencement ceremony

NOW: Notre Dame hosts annual commencement ceremony

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame will host its 173rd commencement ceremony on Sunday.

The ceremony commences at 11 a.m. at Notre Dame Stadium. Degrees will be awarded to 2,065 undergraduate students.

Forecasted rain delayed the ceremony original start time.

Brazilian judge Sergio Moro is the commencement speaker. Moro is well known in Brazil and internationally for sentencing politicians and businesses leaders on corruption charges. He most recently sentenced former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to nearly 10 years in prison as part of an investigation of the state-controlled oil company Petrobras.

There will be free parking and shuttle services for guests. Shuttles run continuously from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. For a map of where to park and shuttle stops, click here.

 Gates to the stadium open at 9 a.m. Students line up at 9:45 a.m., with the academic procession beginning at 10:30 a.m. Undergraduate diploma ceremonies will take place at 2 p.m.

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