Celebrating Our Graduates

Welcome to the OFFICIAL Commencement Celebration hub!

The December 2022 graduation celebration celebrates the achievements of our expected spring and summer graduates.

The Commencement Ceremony will be held on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 6:00 PM at the University at Buffalo (UB) Center for the Arts. The venue is located at 103 Center For The Arts, Buffalo, NY 14260.

This event requires a ticket for guests, including current students and alumni. Graduates do not need a ticket for entry.

Graduates must arrive to the venue no later than 5:15 PM. Do not be late. Graduates, please check emails for further instructions.

Doors open to the theatre at 5:00 PM for guests. Accessible seating is available. Seating is general seating.

Link to UB Center for the Arts COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Please note that the event is subject to change.

Check out the livestream link for the ceremony, which will launch on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. on YouTube. The ceremony will be available to be watched again and a recording of the ceremony will be shared out with students. Please note that only graduates in attendance will have their names announced.

Digital Copy of the Commencement Program

In following with the Sisters of Mercy’s Critical Concern for the Environment, we have provided a digital copy of the commencement program booklet for our graduates and their guests to view. Please note that this program does not fully constitute as an official list of graduates. Appearances of names does not guarantee the successful completion of degree requirements.

Check out the virtual program booklet for the May 2022 Commencement on Issuu.

Bling Your Cap Contest

Graduates: Did you decorate your cap for graduation? We want to see! Submit to the annual Bling Your Cap contest to be entered to win one of three gift cards through the Advancement Office. The deadline to submit your cap to the official contest is Tuesday, December 20 at 6:00 PM to the form below. Voting will begin on Wednesday, December 21 in the afternoon through Friday, December at 11:59 PM via Microsoft Form. Winners will be notified and announced on Monday, January 2, 2023!

Submit an image of your cap to the official contest below:

The Submissions for the Bling Your Cap Contest have officially closed! Thank you to all who submitted and participated.

Bookstore Graduation Discount

The Trocaire College bookstore is providing graduates with a 10% off discount code for the online bookstore, good for any purchase on general branded merchandise! Use code CELEBRATE10 at checkout for the discount. The discount is valid now through December 31, 2022. It can also be used in-store as well, connect with a bookstore associate to let them know the code!

Access the Bookstore: Trocaire College Bookstore

Thank You Slideshow: link to the Thank You Slideshow will load Sunday, December 18, 2022 for graduates and their loved ones in this area.

December 2021 Commencement Archive
  • Click HERE to view the December 2021 Commencement Ceremony.
  • Click HERE to access the December 2021 Commencement Photo Gallery. Passcode is TrocaireGrad21.
  • Click HERE to view the December 2021 Commencement Program.


May 2022 Commencement Archive
  • Click HERE to view the May 2022 Commencement Ceremony.
  • Click HERE to access the May 2022 Commencement Photo Gallery.
  • Click HERE to view the May 2022 Commencement Program.