Annapolis Commencement

Commencement 2022

Annapolis Commencement Graduates St Johns College
Commencement in Annapolis will be held on the back campus on Sunday, May 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2022 will be held on the back campus at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 15. The outdoor ceremony is rain or shine, and guests should be prepared for inclement weather.

While there are no restrictions on the number of guests graduates may invite to commencement, each graduate will be provided with six (6) tickets for the seated commencement area. Additional guests are welcome to bring blankets or lawn chairs and may sit anywhere outside of the seated commencement area.

Watch the recorded 2022 Commencement in Annapolis on YouTube.

Frequently Asked Questions

Hotel Information

We recommend making reservations as early as possible. Please consider staying at one of the accommodations listed on Campus Travel or the visitor’s bureau of Annapolis.

Transportation from BWI Airport/Train Station

BWI Super Shuttle: 800-258-3826 or
The Airport Shuttle: 800-776-0323 or

Disability Access

If you have a family member with special needs, please contact Danielle Lico, executive director of Campus Wellness, at danielle.lico(at) to make any necessary arrangements.

Event Schedule

Monday, May 9

6:30–7:30p.m. | Associate Dean’s Reception for the In-Person Graduate Institute Graduates, Boathouse

Wednesday, May 11

6:30–7:30p.m. | Associate Dean’s Reception for the Low-Residency Graduate Institute Graduates, Virtual Event (time tentative)

Friday, May 13

President’s Dinner for the Senior Class and Tutors

  • 6:45 p.m. | Reception, Great Hall
  • 7:30 p.m. | Dinner, Dining Hall

Saturday, May 14

11 a.m. | Graduate Institute Capstone Seminar on Meno for Master’s Degree Candidates, General Hartle Room

12:30 p.m. | Graduate Institute Bocce and Cookout, BBC Lawn

3 p.m. | Commencement Rehearsal for all Degree Candidates, Back Lawn

TBD | Waltz Party, Quad (Great Hall in case of rain)

Sunday, May 15

10:30 a.m. | Commencement Ceremony, Back Lawn (Reception to follow)
Watch the recorded 2022 Commencement in Annapolis on YouTube

11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. | Bookstore open