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For more than 200 years the Mount has been graduating ethical leaders, making the commencement ceremony one of the most notable moments of your student career. We hope your big day runs smoothly and allows you to reflect on everything you have accomplished.

Congratulations to the Class of 2023 as we celebrate their achievements and send them on their paths of living lives of significance.

Commencement Photos

See photos from the day by viewing the Mount's Commencement Flickr album!

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Additional Ceremony Viewing and Livestream

Knott Auditorium (Simulcast) - This auxiliary venue features a real-time web cast and will be available on the Main Campus in the Marion Burke Knott Auditorium for guests beyond the 5 ticket limit. This venue offers a less formal setting, with air conditioning and easy access to restrooms. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, no tickets are required for this venue. The livestream will also be available to off-campus viewers as well.

Watch the Livestream Recap

If you have any questions please contact the Commencement Office at 301-447-5621 or

MSMU commencement graduates

2023 Graduates: Facts, Figures and People to Know

Mount St. Mary's University hosted its 215th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13 in Knott Arena. The ceremony celebrated the achievements of 616 graduates, including Tampa Bay Buccaneers Coach Todd Bowles and student speaker Rita Anoh. In addition, the Mount graduated its first-ever students from the Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program. Learn more about the graduates.