Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs Commencement June 2022

Saint Mary’s University will celebrate our 2022 graduates in the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs on Saturday, June 4, in a new venue, Orchestra Hall. In addition to the in-person commencement ceremony, family and friends can also watch virtually (details below). There are two ways for guests to be part of this important celebration.

Congratulations Graduates! We are proud of you and your success — and look forward to seeing what the future holds for you.

Commencement June 2022 Details

Saturday, June 4, 2022
Student Check-in: 8:30 a.m.
Ceremony: 10 a.m.
Orchestra Hall 
1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Directions and Parking

COVID-19 Precautions:

Guests at Orchestra Hall are strongly encouraged to wear masks, whether vaccinated or not. Current requirements can be found here.

Graduate Registration

Candidates for graduation should watch for a registration form in their emails. For more information, email


Virtual Commencement



Our live stream will begin approximately 30 minutes prior to commencement. The ceremony will be available afterwards on our YouTube channel.


Watch Live 

Coverage will start at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022




There will be an opportunity for families, friends, and faculty to take photos after the event outside of the main hall at Orchestra Hall while maintaining COVID-19 safety protocols. Photos will also be taken at the event by Lifetouch, and students will be contacted after the event to purchase professional images if they choose.


Commencement Live Stream

Coverage will start at approximately Saturday, June 4, 2022 Ceremony: 9:30 a.m.


Commencement Program

Click the image below to download the commencement program to your device.