Congratulations, Madonna University Graduates!

2024 Commencement Information

This year, Madonna University will be hosting four individual commencement ceremonies, one for each college/school. Each individual ceremony includes both undergraduate and graduate students of the same college/school. Please see the information below.

Date and Time:

  • Thursday, May 9, at 11am – School of Business
  • Thursday, May 9, at 4pm – College of Arts and Sciences
  • Friday, May 10, at 11am – College of Education and Human Development
  • Friday, May 10, at 4pm – College of Nursing and Health

Location: all ceremonies will take place at the Alliance Catholic Credit Union Arena Performing Arts, Athletics, and Academic Center (PAAAC) at Madonna University – 14680 Newburgh Road Livonia, Michigan

Commencement update video from President Chris Dougherty:

Information for the Graduates and Guests

RSVP For Commencement

  • In order to participate in commencement, graduates must complete the Graduation Participation form. students can access the form by logging into their Madonna University student Portal, clicking on the “Students” tab, then selecting “Graduation Info 2024” from the left menu. From there, there will be a link to complete the form. The deadline to complete this form is Monday, April 8, 2024


  • Admission to Madonna University’s 2024 Commencement is by ticket only.  All persons are required to have a ticket, including babies and children.  The graduate is also required to have a ticket, which is separate from any guest tickets that are requested. 
  • In order to receive tickets for Commencement 2024, graduates must complete the Graduation Participation Form. This form will be open for graduates to complete until April 8, 2024. 
  • Students are guaranteed 6 guest tickets for the ceremony if they completed the Graduation Participation Form by the deadline of Monday April 8th, 2024. Participation Forms submitted after this due date are guaranteed 2 tickets and may be able to receive up to 6 if there is capacity. Graduates will receive more information about tickets in April 2024. Tickets are free to request - none are for purchase. 
  • Tickets will be released electronically before the event to the graduate’s Madonna University email. 
  • Ticket quantities are NOT guaranteed and will be determined in accordance with any capacity limitations in place at the time of the event. 
  • The availability of tickets and quantities allotted are subject to change without notice. 
  • Madonna University will follow all state and local health department guidelines in place at the time of the event to ensure the safety of graduates, faculty, staff, and guests. 

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