Commencement Announcements, Photos and Video

Commencement Announcements

Graduation announcements, thank you notes, and other commemorative items are available via Villanova University Graphic Services. You can choose customizable printed announcements which include personalized pictures and text. Announcements can be shipped to your home, office, or picked up at the print center. Contact Bonnie Loyons at the Bartley Print Center to set up your account and order your announcements today. Contact: Bonnie Lyons 610-519-5915 or email questions to You can also visit for more information.

Commencement Flowers:

Commencement Flowers will offer bouquets for sale on campus during Commencement weekend. Flowers can also be ordered in advance (online orders must be placed at least 5 business days in advance - Visa & MasterCard only please) online for Friday or Saturday pick up. To order your flowers in advance, please visit the Commencement Flowers website

Commencement Photos

For photographs taken as graduates were walking across the stage at the College Convocations and NROTC Ceremony, please visit Legacy Photography.  An email was sent to all graduates of those colleges that will contain an individual 'pin' to view the photos.  There is contact information at this site to retrieve your PIN.

For photographs taken at the Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony, please visit the Villanova University Commencement Photo Archive

Commencement Video

The University Commencement Ceremony will be streamed live on Friday, May 18 at 4:00pm and the Baccalaureate Mass will be streamed live on Saturday, May 19 at 4:00pm. The College Convocations on Saturday, May 19 will be video taped and available on our YouTube Channel within the week of the ceremony.  

  • The live video stream of Commencement 2017 can be found here if you wish to bookmark or share this page. This link will also be posted on the University homepage on May 19.
  • The live video stream of the 2017 Baccalaureate Mass can be found here if you wish to bookmark or share this page.
  • You can test the ability of your computer or mobile device to view the live video stream by watching the 2016 commencement ceremony.
  • Having trouble playing the video stream? Please confirm that your computer/mobile device meets the viewing requirements.
  • On Desktop Computers: Google Chrome or Internet Explorer provides best viewing experience

The Commencement videos recordings, as well as the Commencement Weekend Ceremonies listed below will be posted to the Villanova University Youtube Channel and available for download via ITunesU during the week following commencement.

               College of Engineering Convocation
               College of Nursing Convocation
               School of Business Convocation
               College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Convocation
               College of Liberal Arts Graduate Studies Convocation
               Villanova University Baccalaureate Mass 


University Commencement Ceremony Video

Visit this link to view an archived webcast of the 2017 University Commencement Ceremony. Having trouble playing the video stream? Please confirm that your computer/mobile device meets the viewing requirements.


In addition, the video of the University Commencement Ceremony and each College Convocation will be available for viewing on the University's YouTube channel and available for download via ITunesU.


Future Commencement Weekend Dates

Year 2019: May 17-18
Year 2020: May 15-16
Year 2021: May 14-15