Graduation Information

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

  1. Appropriate for a high school graduation
  2. White or slightly off-white
  3. Tea-length ( mid calf) or longer
  4. Cut of bodice should be modest – not backless, strapless, nor low cut in front
  5. Dresses should be ordered as soon as possible to ensure delivery and reduce charges –March 1 recommended
  6. Appropriate undergarments in flesh tone suggested


White, with a comfortable heel to manage the steps. (No flip flops)

Graduation Rehearsal

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.

Baccalaureate Mass

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

Senior Prom

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

Senior Exams

Wednesday, May 20

Senior Exams

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

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