Congratulations Class of 2022!

Congratulations, Class of 2022! St. Edward’s is excited to honor our graduating class with special in-person festivities occurring both on and off campus. The commencement experience is being carefully planned to align with the university’s health and safety protocols. To date, plans include:

Event Schedule:

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 
  • GradFest | Time: TBD | Location: On Campus
    GradFest is one-stop shopping for all of your graduation needs. At GradFest you can: buy your cap and gown; order your announcements and class ring; have your picture taken in front of the red doors backdrop; learn about Alumni programs; learn about Graduate programs; pay off fees with Student Financial Services; confirm your certificate with the Registrar’s Office; and get advice from Career and Professional Development.
Thursday, May 5, 2022
  • Legacy Walk | Time: 6 p.m. | Location: On Campus
    Take part in a St. Edward’s University tradition in a special procession through the red doors of Main Building and the heart of campus, marking your time as a Hilltopper.
  • Red Door Revelry | Time: 6:30 p.m. | Location: On Campus
    The Legacy Walk will take graduates through the heart of campus and through the historic red doors of Main Building, symbolizing the completion of their academic careers and entry in the St. Edward's alumni community. Alumni, faculty, staff and classmates are invited to await the graduates' arrival as they exit the red doors of Main Building.
Friday, May 6, 2022
  • Baccalaureate Mass | Time: 6:30 p.m. | Location: On Campus
    This Catholic Mass will honor graduating seniors. All are welcome – you do not have to be Catholic to attend. Father Peter Walsh, CSC, director of Campus Ministry will be the celebrant. Baccalaureate Mass is open to all graduates, as well as their families and friends.
  • Hilltopper Graduation Celebration | Time: 7:30 p.m. | Location: On Campus (Andre Lawn)
    Graduating seniors are invited to the Hilltopper Graduation reception hosted by the SEU Alumni Association. 
Saturday, May 7, 2022
  • Commencement | Time: 10 a.m. | Location: HEB Center
  • Commencement | Time: 3 p.m. | Location: HEB Center

Questions? Email Please visit this webpage in the coming months for ongoing updates. We look forward to celebrating our Class of 2022!

Join Special Graduation Celebrations

Planning is underway for our virtual graduation affinity ceremonies. Please check back soon for more information and registration details for these special celebrations.

Monarchs Graduation

Tuesday, April 12
6–7 p.m.

Latinx Student Graduation

Tuesday, April 19
7–8 p.m.

Black Student Graduation

Wednesday, April 20
7–8 p.m.

Asian Student Graduation Celebration

Thursday, April 21
6–7 p.m.

Lavender Graduation

Wednesday, April 27
7–8 p.m.

First Generation Graduation

Thursday, April 28
7–8 p.m.

Student celebrates graduation on the hilltop

Celebrate Fully

Connect with your classmates using #SEUGRAD and wish them a happy graduation. Use the hashtag and tag @stedwardsu to be re-shared on university social!