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Class of 2019 Commencement

Class of 2019 Commencement

Celebrate the achievements of our first graduating class

Recognition Ceremony

May 18, 2019

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Join the Keough School as we honor the first Master of Global Affairs graduating class and the first undergraduate student to complete the Notre Dame supplementary major in global affairs. The ceremony will include remarks by R. Scott Appleby, dean of the Keough School of Global Affairs, Ted Beatty, associate dean for academic affairs, and Justin Liu, chair of the Keough School of Global Affairs advisory council.


3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Forum, Jenkins Nanovic Halls


Join us for refreshments and conversation immediately following the ceremony.




Friends and family are welcome to join us on this special occasion. No RSVP is required.

Master of Global Affairs students will receive their formal University of Notre Dame diploma at the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony and Conferring of Degrees on Saturday, May 18, at 10:00 a.m. Undergraduate students will receive their formal University of Notre Dame diploma on Sunday, May 19, at the diploma ceremony of their primary major’s school. All graduating students and their families are encouraged to attend. More information about the ceremonies, along with a full schedule of commencement weekend events, can be found by clicking on the link below.