Graduation 2017

Updated: 6/14/2017

John Paul the Great Catholic University will hold its 9th annual commencement on Friday, September 1, 2017. Here is a list of activities for all Undergraduate, MA and MBA Graduating students.

Visitors, please see this list of local hotels close to the University and student apartments or near the Graduation venue: Nearby Hotel List.

Graduating students, please complete the Graduation Form by May 26th.

Schedule of Events

Toast to the Seniors Thursday, July 6, 2017   7:00pm
Class of 2017 Seniors
Latitude33 Cabana
Senior Dinner Wednesday, August 2, 2017   6:30pm
Class of 2017 Seniors
Student Life Center – 200 West Grand Ave Escondido, CA 92026
Graduation Rehearsal August 25, 2017   12:00pm
2017 Seniors, MA and MBA Graduates Only
Our Lady of Mount Carmel – 13541 Stoney Creek Rd, San Diego, CA 92129
Graduate Student Celebration Wednesday, August 30, 2017   7:00pm
Graduating MA and MBA students
Student Life Center – 200 West Grand Ave Escondido, CA 92026
Senior Project & Thesis Screening Thursday, August 31, 2017   7:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm
Regal Cinema – 350 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025
Graduation Day Friday, September 1, 2017
Our Lady of Mount Carmel – 13541 Stoney Creek Rd, San Diego, CA 92129
3:30pm: Graduates Arrive for Baccalaureate Mass
Bring: Graduation Caps, Gowns and Hood
4:30pm: Baccalaureate Mass
Graduation Ceremony
Reception
Check out Deadline for All Resident Student Apartments Tuesday, September 5, 2017   5:00pm
All keys, fobs and clickers must be returned to the designated location prior to the deadline or you will incur a fine.

Mass Times at Nearby Parishes

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Escondido
1170 South Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025
Saturday 5:30pm, 7:00pm (Spanish)
Sunday 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12pm (Spanish), 1:30pm (Spanish), 3:30pm (Traditional Latin Mass) and 5:30pm
stmaryescondido.com
The Church of St. Timothy, south Escondido
2960 Canyon Rd, Escondido, CA 92029
Saturday 5:00pm
Sunday 8:30am, 10:30am
sttimothychurch.com
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, San Diego
13541 Stoney Creek Rd, San Diego, CA 92129
Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday 8:00am, 9:45am, 11:30am, 1:15pm (Spanish) and 5:00pm
olmcsandiego.org

Check back for a downloadable version of the official graduation announcement.