Manhattanville College will hold its 2017 Commencement ceremonies and Baccalaureate on the dates and times as follows:
Graduate & Doctoral Commencement
Thursday May 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday May 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday May 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Quad - Rain or Shine
The commencement ceremony includes: the academic procession, invocation, the national anthem, greeting from the president, student greeting, presentation of candidates for honorary degrees, honorary degree recipient and keynote speaker, (graduate/doctoral ceremony has the addition of presenting doctoral candidates and hooding), presentation of college honors, presentation of candidates for degrees, conferring of degrees, alma mater and the recessional. Degrees will be conferred en masse.
Graduate & Doctoral Commencement Thursday May 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. - O'Bryne Chapel
Baccalaureate Saturday May 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. - O'Bryne Chapel
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday May 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. - Quad - Rain or Shine
Graduate/Doctoral Candidates report to the East Room on Thursday at 5:30pm
Baccalaureate Recipients report to the Ophir Room on Saturday at 12:00 Noon
Undergraduate Candidates report to the East Room on Sunday at 8:30am
There is no reserved seating, so no tickets are required. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. We suggest that students invite up to six family members.
The RSVP process will be available February 2017
In the middle of May, the weather is usually mild. Depending on the forecast, guests may want to bring water, sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, and comfortable shoes.
Undergraduate Ceremony will be held outside on our Quad lawn, rain or shine.
The Thursday ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. and the Sunday ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. can be streamed live, for free at Go Valiants