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Commencement: Sunday, December 17, 2:00 pm (EST)

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Nursing Pinning Ceremony: Saturday, December 16, 2:00 pm (EST)

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Commencement Weekend

December 2023 Commencement

Commencement Ceremony: Sunday, December 17, 2:00 pm, Chapel of the Holy Trinity

Apply to graduate

If you plan to participate at Commencement in December, you must complete your application to graduate by Sunday, October 1. To apply, follow these steps:

  1. Log into the Portal
  2. Click the Student tab
  3. Click Banner Self-Service
  4. Click Student
  5. Click Apply to Graduate

Order Caps and Gowns

After you have applied to graduate, information about ordering your cap and gown and obtaining guest tickets for the ceremony will be emailed to you.

If you have questions about Commencement, contact Dr. Georgia Kreiger Nickerson via email at

Graduate Tribute

Each year, the Strategic Communications team features a graduating student from each of Concordia’s five academic schools. Read this year’s highlights.

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