UD to award degrees to around 570 graduates on Saturday


The University of Dayton will celebrate its fall graduates this weekend.

UD’s fall commencement ceremony is scheduled for 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the University of Dayton Arena, according to the school. Around 570 students will be awarded their degrees.

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The ceremony, which marks UD’s 168th commencement, will include students who graduated in August since there is no summer ceremony UD will post a live stream the graduation ceremony online.

The university will hold a baccalaureate Mass at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, in the Immaculate Conception Chapel.

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In its last commencement ceremony in May, UD awarded a record number of degrees for the school. Around 1,575 degrees were given out during spring commencement.

The record was largely thanks to a tuition guarantee program put in place four years earlier, UD’s vice president for enrollment management said at the time.



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