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Aquinas College Class of 2024 Commencement


Congratulations graduates! Here is a collection of resources to help you plan for an enjoyable and memorable graduation day.


2024 Commencement Ceremony

Aquinas College Commencement CeremonyMay 11, 2024 at 2 p.m.
Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center
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Live Streaming Video

2024 Baccalaureate Mass

St Andrew Cathedral

May 11, 2024 at 10 a.m.
Cathedral of St. Andrew
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2024 Commencement Speaker

David Bellamy

Mr. Bellamy is the Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities West Michigan. Under his leadership, Catholic Charities West Michigan is minimizing food insecurity, providing material, mental, and spiritual needs of struggling families, and reducing social isolation among seniors in the rural areas of the Diocese of Grand Rapids.Read More


Important Dates & Deadlines

Stay up to date with all upcoming commencement events that will be held for graduates!

Graduate Participant's To-Do List

Plan a seamless and unforgettable graduation experience. Take a moment to review each task and get ready to cross the stage!


Explore our Graduation FAQs page for information on everything from ceremony details and ticketing to attire and photography.

Ticket Information

Check out the ticket information page, providing all the details you need to share this special moment with family and friends.

Graduate Cap & Gown Form

Ensure a perfect fit for your cap and gown by completing the official form to look as impressive as your achievements!


Stay connected, stay engaged, and continue to thrive post-graduation! Check out this page for all information on receiving your diploma.

Hood Colors & Honor Cords

Explore the vibrant spectrum of hood colors and honor cords to showcase your academic prowess proudly.

Parking, Maps, & Timelines

Access detailed maps for parking locations, and follow our timelines to ensure you and your guests are on schedule for every ceremony highlight.

Alumni Association

Stay connected, stay engaged, and continue to thrive post-graduation!