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Carroll University Commencement Calendar of Events

Graduation Fair

Wednesday, March 5 from 3 p.m.7 p.m. - Stackner Ballroom
This is your opportunity to complete the registration survey (if not already), order your cap, gown and announcements, take a graduation portrait, and meet with Career Services. Visit the Graduation Fair page for details.

Commencement Registration Deadline

Tuesday, March 25
This is the last day to indicate your attendance at Baccalaureate and Commencement. You should receive an e-mail from the Registrar notifying you that you are eligible to participate in commencement. Check with the Registrar if you did not receive an email. Review your graduation audit to be sure you are completing the requirements for your degree.

This is also the final day to order your cap, gown, and announcements. Visit the Academic Regalia page for details.

Class of 2014 Photo and Champagne Toast

Thursday, May 8 at 4 p.m. - Main Lawn
Gather with your classmates to take a Class of 2014 photo and have a glass of champagne (or sparkling juice) with President Hastad. This event is sponsored by the Alumni Council in recognition of Carroll's newest alumni.

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Saturday, May 10 at 2 p.m. - Shattuck Music Center
The Nursing Pinning Ceremony is a symbolic reward for those who have successfully completed the course of study for nursing. The program includes a keynote speaker, awards presentation, speech by the senior class representative, slideshow presentation, candle lighting ceremony, and reciting of the Nurse's Pledge. Four awards are given to students who have demonstrated the positive attributes of nurses.


Sunday, May 11 at 10 a.m. - Shattuck Music Center
The Carroll community is called together to celebrate and worship in honor of the members of the class of 2014. This service offers time for reflection, giving thanks for the gift of life and relationships, for supportive families and caring friends, and gratitude for the accomplishments you have achieved. Visit the Baccalaureate page for more details.

Commencement Brunch

Sunday, May 11 from 10:30 a.m.-noon - Campus Center
An all-you-care-to-eat buffet will be between the Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies. This is a reserved seating event for all parties and advanced ticket purchase is required. Brunch tickets will be sold until all available spaces are filled but must be purchased by midnight on Sunday, May 4. Tax and gratuity are included in the cost and brunch tickets are non-refundable. Please indicate any dietary or service needs when placing your order.

$19.50 Adult, $10 Child (12 and younger)

For more information, email or call 262-524-7633. To view the brunch menu and purchase tickets online, visit


Sunday, May 11 at 1 p.m. - Main Lawn
The event you have been waiting for!! Commencement is the ceremony at which degrees are conferred. It features bagpipers leading the procession of graduates, speeches by Carroll's president, the chair of the board of trustees, the class speaker and an honored guest speaker.

Graduate lineup is at noon in the Shattuck Music Center. Reception to follow on the Quad Lawn (behind Main Hall). Visit the Commencement Ceremony page for further details.

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