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Commencement 2018: Information for <br>Invited Guests

Commencement 2018: Information for
Invited Guests

Outings & Attractions • Complete Coverage & Photos




Friday, May 11


9:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Commencement Practice for Seniors


4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

President’s Reception
Parents, seniors, and spouses & fiancés only


6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Alumni and Parents’ Associations Dinner for Graduates and their Families
Fresh grilled tacos

St. Joseph Commons

The family of each graduate may receive up to four tickets free of charge, and additional tickets are available for $10 each. Members of the Class of 2018 and their parents can reserve their tickets online.


Saturday, May 12


8:30 a.m.

Baccalaureate Mass for Seniors and their Families

The Most. Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, Wisconsin, Principal Celebrant & Homilist 

Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel


11:00 a.m.


Commencement Exercises
Academic Quadrangle

The Most. Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, Wisconsin, presiding

Luncheon immediately following in St. Joseph Commons


Monday, May 14


12:00 p.m.

Residence Halls Close


Major Paul W. White

“The education teaches you how to think in a structured, ordered fashion. In modern medicine … that is very helpful.”

– Major Paul W. White (’95)

Vascular Surgeon, U.S. Army Medical Corps

“Thomas Aquinas College is a paragon of what Catholic higher education ought to be.”

– William Cardinal Baum

Prefect Emeritus

Congregation for Catholic Education