Schedule of Events

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Continuing and Career Education Reception

6:00 p.m.
La Maison, Salon (Invitation Only)

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Graduate Studies Reception

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Testa Science Center Atrium

Reception Honoring the Master's & C.A.G.S. Degree Recipients for May (Invitation Only)

Friday, May 16, 2014

Baccalaureate Mass

5:00 pm

The Cathedral of St. Paul, 38 High Street (at the corner of High Street and Chatham Street) downtown Worcester. The Cathedral is handicapped accessible. Parking is at a premium, although there are parking lots and garages in the vicinity. Please allow yourself ample time to find parking. Please see the attached map for available parking locations adjacent to the Cathedral of St. Paul.   Please do not park in any lots that are shown as “No Parking” on this map, cars will be towed from private lots.

Baccalaureate Parking Map

This religious celebration is open to all graduating students, their families and their guests. There is no limit to the number of people who may attend.

Dinner on Your Own

A list of hotels and restaurants in the Worcester area are available online on

Baccalaureate Paint Night

Assumption College’s first annual Baccalaureate Paint Night will feature a professional artist from Just PAINT art studio on May 16th at 7:00 pm in the Hagan Campus Center Hall. No artistic ability is required for this memorable event!  Assumption College is providing all the supplies along with a professional artist to teach how to paint step-by-step all while in a fun and social environment.  Decadent desserts along with hot coffee will be provided. A wine/beer cash bar will also be made available. 

Tickets cost $15 per person (ticket must be purchased for the graduating student as well). There is no limit to the number of tickets that can be purchased.  The event is open to students, parents, family and friends. Click here to register for this event, or for more information, please contact Eric Swindle, Director of Student Activities at 508-767-7403. 

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Commencement Exercises (no tickets needed)

10:00 am
H.L. Rocheleau Athletic Field, Assumption College
The academic procession will begin promptly at 9:40 am from the Plourde Recreation Center. For those who would rather view the ceremony from a climate-controlled environment, guests are invited to the Hagan Campus Center to watch the graduation on a closed circuit broadcast.

SPECIAL NOTE: Commencement Exercises at WPI (located on Salisbury Street) are also scheduled for May 17. To lessen traffic delays, please plan to arrive by 8:30 a.m.

Dessert Reception (no tickets needed)

Plourde Recreation Center

A reception for graduates, families and friends. Immediately following Commencement Exercises. For more information, please contact Daniel DiTullio at 508-767-7478 or