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Commencement

2022 Commencement

Creighton University celebrated the accomplishments of more than 2,000 graduates during its 2022 Commencement exercises, May 12-14. Families, friends and guests gathered to watch the ceremonies in person and via livestream.

Class of 2022

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Commencement Address

Read the presidential address from the 2022 undergraduate commencement ceremony.

Schedule of Commencements & Hoodings

Thursday, May 12, 2022

9 a.m.

  • College of Nursing Professionals Hooding and Commencement
    Ryan Athletic Center – Creighton University Campus

1 p.m.

  • School of Medicine Hooding and Commencement
    Ryan Athletic Center – Creighton University Campus

4 p.m.

  • School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Hooding and Commencement
    Ryan Athletic Center – Creighton University Campus

Friday, May 13, 2022

9 a.m.

  • Graduate School and Heider College of Business Graduate Programs Hooding and Commencement
    Ryan Athletic Center – Creighton University Campus

1 p.m.

  • School of Law Hooding and Commencement
    Ryan Athletic Center – Creighton University Campus

4 p.m.

  • School of Dentistry Hooding and Commencement
    Ryan Athletic Center – Creighton University Campus

Saturday, May 14, 2022

10 a.m.

  • Undergraduate Commencement
    College of Arts & Sciences, College of Nursing, Heider College of Business, College of Professional Studies
    CHI Health Center Arena, 455 N 10th St, Omaha, NE

Baccalaureate Mass: Friday, May 13, 2022

Creighton’s Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 13, originally scheduled to take place in the Kiewit Fitness Center on campus, has been moved to Charles Schwab Field Omaha. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., and all are welcome.

Schedule of Awards & Ceremonies

Friday, May 13, 2022

10 a.m.

  • College of Nursing Pinning Ceremony
    St. John's Church – Creighton University Campus

1 p.m.

  • Commissioning and Promotion Ceremony 
    For graduates of the Professional Health Sciences schools
    Lied Center for the Arts – Creighton University Campus

1:30 p.m.

  • Post-Grad Volunteer and Religious Life Missioning Ceremony
    St. John's Church – Creighton University Campus

3 p.m.

  • Heider College of Business Undergraduate Awards Ceremony
    Lied Center for the Arts – Creighton University Campus
  • College of Arts and Sciences Awards Ceremony
    Mike and Josie Harper Center, Hixson-Lied Auditorium – Creighton University Campus

5 p.m.

  • Department of Military Science Commissioning Ceremony
    Mike and Josie Harper Center, Hixson-Lied Auditorium – Creighton University Campus
    Reception immediately after in the Murphy Building.

Schedule of Receptions

Thursday, May 12, 2022

11 a.m.

  • College of Nursing Professionals Reception Breakfast
    Mike and Josie Harper Center, Ahmanson Ballroom – Creighton University Campus

3 p.m.

  • School of Medicine Reception
    Mike and Josie Harper Center, Ahmanson Ballroom – Creighton University Campus

Friday, May 13, 2022

10:30 a.m.

  • Graduate School and Heider College of Business Graduate Programs Reception
    Webster Mall – Creighton University Campus
    (North of the Mike and Josie Harper Center)
    Rain location: First floor north and south atrium, Mike and Josie Harper Center

3 p.m.

  • School of Law Reception
    Ahmanson Law Center – Creighton University Campus

4 p.m.

  • Heider College of Business Reception for Seniors and Families
    Webster Mall – Creighton University Campus
    (North of the Mike and Josie Harper Center)

    Rain location: First floor north and south atrium, Mike and Josie Harper Center

  • College of Arts and Sciences Reception for Seniors and Families
    Mike and Josie Harper Center, Ahmanson Ballroom – Creighton University Campus

Creighton’s Alumni and Friends helps new alumni stay connected with their alma mater.

Diplomas of May graduates will be mailed in mid-June.

If you have any questions, please contact us at events@creighton.edu.