Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine Inaugural Commencement

Hilbert Circle Theatre (parking and directions)
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 2 p.m.

Honorary Degree Recipients

  • Jonathan-Nalli
    Mr. Jonathan Nalli
    Chief Executive Officer
    St. Vincent
    Marian University Board of Trustees
  • Bryan Mills
    Mr. Bryan Mills
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Community Health Network
  • Bill and Teesa Eckman
    Bill '74 and Teesa Eckman
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
    Marian University Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Emeriti

Keynote Speaker

  • John C. Lechleiter
    John C. Lechleiter
    Former Chief Executive Officer of Eli Lilly

Hotels, Directions, and Parking

Live Stream Information

We will be live streaming commencement, and you will be able to access it from any computer. The stream will start 15 minutes before the ceremony.

Start the live stream

Graduation Week Events 2017
Tuesday, May 2 - Sunday, May 7

  Tuesday, May 2
5 p.m. Westview Memorial Garden Dedication
Allen Whitehill Clowes Oriental Garden (Tea House)
All MU-COM students and faculty are invited. R.S.V.P. to Olivia Gehrich.
  Wednesday, May 3
5 p.m. MU-COM Luau 
Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences Lawn
  Thursday, May 4
3 p.m. MU-COM Commencement Rehearsal
Hilbert Circle Theatre
Mandatory for graduating MU-COM students.
6 p.m. MU-COM Awards Ceremony
Marian University Theatre
MU-COM students and guests.
7 p.m. MU-COM Awards Reception
Alumni Hall
MU-COM students and guests.
  Friday, May 5
5-6:30 p.m. Baccalaureate Mass
Bishop Chartrand Memorial Chapel (Marian Hall)
All undergraduate, graduate and MU-COM students, families, faculty, trustees, and guests.
6 p.m. MU-COM Student-led Social Event
Downtown Indy
  Saturday, May 6
4-5 p.m. MU-COM Military Commissioning Ceremony
Evans Center Lecture Hall 150
MU-COM students being commissioned and guests.
5-6 p.m. MU-COM Military Commissioning Reception
Evans Center Atrium
MU-COM students being commissioned and guests.
  Sunday, May 7
10:30 a.m. Mass
Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul
1347 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Mass open to the public, MU-COM students and guests are encouraged to attend.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free time for students and families
We suggest enjoying lunch in downtown Indianapolis before the commencement ceremony begins.
1 p.m. MU-COM Students report to Hilbert Circle Theatre
Doors open at 12:30 p.m. for all students and guests.
2-4 p.m.

MU-COM Commencement
Hilbert Circle Theatre
All MU-COM graduates and families, faculty, trustees, and guests. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. for all students and guests

4-5:30 p.m. MU-COM Reception
Hilbert Circle Theatre
All MU-COM graduates and families, faculty, trustees, guests. Beverages and light appetizers provided.

Ticket Information

  • A ticket is required for entry to the ceremony.
  • Guests of the students must obtain a ticket from the graduating student.
  • Guests of the university will receive a ticket through their invitation.

Graduation Regalia
(Cap and Gown)

Students participating in commencement in May 2017 may now order a cap and gown.

Graduation Regalia (Cap and Gown) info

For more information

Clint Whitson
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
(317) 955-6611

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