Commencement Celebrations and Festivities

St. Edward’s is excited to honor the achievements of our Undergraduate and Graduate degree recipients for the 2023 – 2024 academic year with Commencement ceremonies and festivities.

Commencement festivities will include GradFest, Baccalaureate Mass, Commencement ceremonies held in the Recreation and Athletics Center (RAC), and the Legacy Walk. Additional details are below:

GradFest, Baccalaureate Mass & Commencement Day Updates!

Cap and Gowns: The website for students to be able to place an order for cap and gowns online is now active for all students. Please use the following link to place your order.               If you're unable to attend GradFest to order your cap and gown, orders that will ship directly to the bookstore will need to be placed by 3/13. If you will have the order shipped directly to your address, the order will need to be placed by 4/17.

GradFest: GradFest will be held on Monday, March 25th in the Ragsdale Center Mabee A&B Ballrooms on the 3rd floor. From 12 noon to 6:30pm, you may stop in to purchase your cap and gown, order your graduation announcements, class ring, take graduation photos and more!                           

Graduation announcements and more: If you need to order graduation announcements, class ring, or other items, students may contact Balfour by clicking the link provided.      

Graduation Portraits: Flash Photography is the official commencement photographer. Every student will be photographed and proofs will be mailed and emailed within a week of the ceremony. If you have any questions, please contact Flash Photography directly at:  

Students should continue to monitor their SEU email account or the Commencement feature on the Topper Safe app  for updates.                                                                                                                                                                                 

Commencement FAQs

For questions, please reach out to