A message from President Lovell
Words cannot come close to expressing how sorry we are that we just couldn’t make an in-person commencement ceremony work for the Marquette University Class of 2020. Words can, however, express how excited we are about your incredible achievement of earning a Marquette academic degree.
Read President Lovell's full message.
A message from Provost Ah Yun
Congratulations! By successfully completing your Marquette University education, you have now told the world something profound about yourself. You have signaled to family, friends, colleagues and the community around you that you possess the talent, perseverance and ethical foundation necessary to lead with authentic courage and Be The Difference.
Read Provost Ah Yun's full message.
CLASS OF 2020
Saturday, October 2 - Sunday, October 3, 2021
Class of 2020, the most remarkable thing about 2020 was you.
You and your guests are invited to the Marquette University Class of 2020 Celebration Weekend: an experience to commemorate your accomplishments and recognize your degree. Reconnect with classmates, hear from Marquette leadership and celebrate together.
Events throughout the weekend include:
- Graduate Recognition Walk on campus, including announcement of graduates and recognition by President Michael R. Lovell, Provost Kimo Ah Yun and university leaders
- Photo opportunities in cap and gown apparel
- Celebration Reception and Program
- Campus Athletic events including Marquette Men's Soccer vs. Providence and Women's Soccer vs. Seton Hall
- Sunday Mass at the Church of the Gesu
Learn more about the celebration and learn about additional upcoming programming.
Special tributes to the Class of 2020
Dear Marquette, Class of 2020
In a year that we will never forget, we are honored to celebrate a class that we will always remember. Your new stage is the world that awaits you. The world that needs you. And you are not alone.
Congratulations, Class of 2020
From all of us, this is for you.
Starting Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, include #MUGRAD2020 in a publicly facing post to Instagram or Twitter in your Marquette or academic regalia to see your photo join others in our online mosaic celebrating the Class of 2020! You will be able to view the mosaic online when it goes live on August 28.
Marquette University 139th Commencement
View the Marquette 2020 Commencement Program here
The program features the names and degrees of the entire graduating Class of 2020, and includes traditional remarks by the deans honoring the achievement and offering encouragement as graduates join over 100,000 Marquette alumni seeking to Be The Difference.