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Commencement Ceremony

Mount Mercy graduating seniors will be conferred their degrees and walk across the stage, ending one chapter of their academic careers.

May 17
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Commencement Ceremony

Graduates will officially be conferred their degrees and walk across the stage, and they're welcome to have as many guests as they'd like at the ceremony—there are no tickets or costs to attend. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Accessible seating for handicap, elderly, and others who need it is available.

  • 11:30 AM | Doors open

  • 11:30 AM–12:15 PM | Graduates arrive through the Box Office entryway and assemble on the 1st floor in Exhibit Hall C. Graduates must be in the lower level to check in and line up no later than 12:15 PM.

  • 1 PM | Commencement Ceremony

  • 3:30 PM | Commencement Reception in Exhibit Hall A, DoubleTree by Hilton (attached to the U.S. Cellular Center)


Contact | 319-363-1323 x1824

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2019 Commencement

2019 Ceremony

Watch last year's ceremony to get an idea of what yours might be like!

Last Year's Program

Download last year's printed program for relatives, scrapbooks, and other references.

View Photo Albums

View all of our photo albums—from the Commencement Ceremony to freshmen orientation days!