Congratulations once again on your upcoming graduation! Below are some final reminders for Thursday’s ceremony:
Saint Peter’s University Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 26, 2022
PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ
Graduates should arrive with caps, gowns, hoods, and name cards at 9:30 AM. Your One Card/School ID is your entrance ticket. IDs will be checked by the PNC security staff as you pass through the security checkpoint.
Please fill out the back of your name card to ensure that your photo proofs are mailed to you.
Upon arrival, report to the designated student line-up/robing area according to your school, college, and degree. Marshals will be there to provide instructions.
Your guests must arrive with their tickets. Tickets will be checked by the PNC security staff as they pass through the security checkpoint.
Your guests should be seated by 10:30 am. Guests arriving after that time will need to wait until the procession ends before entering the seating area.
The graduate procession will begin promptly at 10:30 a.m.
Carry your hood over your left arm as you march to the graduate seating area. Hoods are worn only after your degree has been conferred by the president of the University at the end of Commencement.
Graduates should not bring personal belongings with them. For safety and security reasons, please leave them with a guest or family member.
Graduates and guests will be walking a distance, including down several flights of stairs. Please wear comfortable shoes and attire.
This is an important day in your life and the University community, so be prepared to remain in your seats until the ceremony ends. Degrees are NOT official until the conferral by the President at the end of the ceremony.
The PNC Bank Arts Center is an outdoor facility. Check the weather and dress accordingly.
Vaccination cards and masks are not required at this time.
Again, congratulations on your noteworthy accomplishments, and have a wonderful commencement.