The location for the May 2023 commencement ceremony is held at St. Mary's Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Henrico. Va. 23229.
Spring commencement is scheduled for Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.
Bon Secours Mercy Health recently updated protocol regarding masks. Masks are not required and are optional for graduates and attendees.
Students should refer to the Preparing for the Ceremony page for details.
Please refrain from bringing any balloons or noisemakers. If we see items that are distracting or cause any disturbance during the ceremony, we will ask that you place them in your car.
Graduates will receive their diplomas upon arrival at the ceremony venue. Graduates who are not walking in the ceremony will have their diplomas shipped to the address listed in the Student Portal.
As traditionally part of our ceremony, graduates will receive their nursing pins during commencement.
Professional senior portraits will be taken in cap and gown at St. Mary's Catholic Church before the ceremony. Information regarding individual portraits will be communicated to you prior to the ceremony.
General parking is available at the ceremony location.