Graduation for the Class of 2015 will take place Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Ursuline Academy in the Gymnasium. The ceremony will begin at 3:00 PM and last until approximately 4:30 PM. Graduates will need to be present by 1:30 PM.
Graduates wear white dresses, carry red roses, and receive the traditional laurel wreath during the ceremony.
Graduation Dresses Guidelines
- Appropriate for a high school graduation
- White or slightly off-white
- Tea-length ( mid calf) or longer
- Cut of bodice should be modest – not backless, strapless, nor low cut in front
- Dresses should be ordered as soon as possible to ensure delivery and reduce charges –March 1 recommended
- Appropriate undergarments in flesh tone suggested
White, with a comfortable heel to manage the steps. (No flip flops)
Graduation rehearsal for graduates is mandatory on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM and Thursday, May 21, 2014 from 10 AM to 12 PM.
Tickets for Graduation
Each graduate will receive 2 parent tickets in reserved seating; approximately 4 tickets in general admission seating; 2 tickets for live-feed in the Theater – Information regarding special circumstances or seating will be sent to parents later in the school year.
A Baccalaureate Mass will be held in the Ursuline Academy Besl Theater on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 3 PM. Everyone is invited but attendance is not mandatory. No tickets are required.
NOTE: All tuition and fees must be received by Friday, May 15, 2015, in order for graduates to receive diplomas and/or final transcripts
Important Senior Events
Saturday, May 2
Monday, May 11
Senior Art Show 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 14
Academic Awards Program, Besl Theater, 7:00 p.m.
Monday, May 18
Sending Forth Liturgy, Besl Theater
Tuesday, May 19
Wednesday, May 20
Wednesday, May 20
Graduation Rehearsal, Gym, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 21
Graduation Rehearsal, 10:00 to 12:00
Friday, May 22
Mother/Daughter Mass and Luncheon 11:00 a.m.
The Manor House, Mason-Montgomery Road
Saturday, May 23
Baccalaureate Mass, Besl Theater, 3:00 p.m.
Sunday May 24
Graduation, 3:00 pm at UA
SENIORS MUST BE PRESENT AT BOTH GRADUATION PRACTICES!