University of Notre Dame's 176th Commencement Mass & Commencement Exercises


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The University-wide Commencement Exercises for all graduates will be held on:

  • Date: Sunday, May 23
  • Time: Commencement Mass will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the Commencement Exercises at 11 a.m.
  • Location: Notre Dame Stadium

Participation in the Commencement Mass and Commencement Exercises is open to all May 2021 graduates, including law students.

  • Graduates and their guests will be expected to abide by all of the University's health and safety protocols, including the requirement that masks be worn at all times, whether indoors or outdoors.
  • The University will continue to monitor the public health situation and state and county guidelines in the weeks ahead. All plans are subject to change based on local and national conditions.

More information about the ceremony is posted at

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