Graduation Pre-Events - Divine Mercy University

2019 Graduation Events

Friday, May 10th & Saturday, May 11th

*NOTICE: RSVP required for all pre-events.  RSVP (HERE)

Friday, May 10th, 2019

For M.S. in Psychology Graduates:

A special program has been prepared for you on FRIDAY before your Graduation. This will be an opportunity to meet your cohort & professors to conclude the Program experience and to connect with fellow graduates as new alumni. Please let us know if you would be able to attend. Invitation for the MSP Meet & Greet is for Graduates only, families and/or significant others and guests are welcome to join the New Alumni Reception at 4:30PM.

Location: DMU Sterling Campus (45154 Underwood Lane, Sterling, VA 20166)
1:00PM – Lunch & Welcome
1:45PM – Convivencia (Program of Events)
2:30PM – Lunch Ends
3:00PM – Mass (optional)
3:45PM – Pinning Ceremony
4:30PM – 6:00PM – New Alumni Reception: Tour & Wine & Cheese

For RSVP Information, click here.

For M.S. in Counseling Graduates:

A special program has been prepared for you on FRIDAY before your Graduation. The program will begin with a commissioning ceremony and also serve as an opportunity to conclude the Program experience and to connect with fellow graduates as new alumni. Please let us know if you would be able to attend. Invitation for the Counseling Commissioning is for graduates and up to three guests.

Location: DMU Sterling Campus (45154 Underwood Ln, Sterling, VA 20166)
11:00AM – Mass
11:45AM – Commissioning
12:45PM – Lunch
1:00 – 2:00PM – Convivencia
2:00 – 4:30PM – Free time
4:30PM – 6:00PM – New Alumni Reception: Tour & Wine & Cheese

For RSVP Information, click here.

For Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology and M.Psy. Graduates:

The University would like to invite Psy.D. and M.Psy. graduates and their families, significant others and guests to attend the New Alumni Wine & Cheese Reception at DMU’s new Sterling, VA Campus at 4:30PM on May 10th. The reception will include a tour of the new facility along with a wine and cheese reception, with an opportunity for mingling. The new campus is located at 45154 Underwood Ln, Sterling, VA 20166.

For RSVP Information, click here.

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Graduation Mass & Commencement Exercises
Grand Upper Church, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
400 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017

RSVP only required for Graduation Reception, not the ceremony.  Graduates please plan to arrive by 8:45AM.  Please allow adequate time for DC traffic and construction to ensure on-time arrival.

9:00 AM – Rehearsal in the Grand Upper Church
10:30 AM – Vesting in Choir Room (for Faculty) and Memorial Hall (for Graduates) / Line up
11:00 AM – Procession Begins
1:15 PM – Recessional
1:15 PM – President’s Reception on the Basilica West Terrace (RSVP Required)