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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
Doheny Hacienda
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


Laura Berquist

“The education at Thomas Aquinas College makes men free, able to direct their own lives, and that of the community.”

– Laura Berquist (’75)

Founding Director of Mother of Divine Grace School; Author, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum

“Thomas Aquinas College is doing on the undergraduate level exactly what should be done. The College's alumni and alumnae prove that with this kind of education you can go on and do anything.”

– Dr. Ralph McInerny (†)

Scholar and Writer