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Commencement June 2023

Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs Commencement June 2023

Saint Mary’s University celebrated our 2022-2023 graduates in the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs on Monday, June 5, at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. A recording of the special celebration is accessible below.

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

Reflections and President’s Remarks

The Rev. James P. Burns, IVD, Ph.D., is the 14th president of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. His leadership has advanced the school’s strategic plan, “Building a Future Full of Hope,” which embraces a tradition of ethical leadership, character, and social impact while focusing on growth through excellence and innovation.

Virtual Commencement

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

Use the link below to watch the ceremony live or to view a recording after the ceremony.


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. Individual graduate photos will be taken at the event by a professional photographer.  Information on purchasing these photos will be sent to the graduates email address after the ceremony.

Event Details

School of Graduate and Professional Programs Commencement January 2023


Monday, June 5, 2023
Student Check-in: 3 p.m.
Ceremony: 5 p.m.

Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall,
Minneapolis, MN  55403


COVID-19 Safety Precautions
Guests will be required to follow Orchestra Hall’s COVID-19 safety protocols.
Current requirements can be found here.

Virtual Commencement


Virtual Program (PDF)