Santa Fe Commencement 2023

St. John’s College, Santa Fe will hold its 56th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. on Weigle Placita. Join us in May to see our Class of 2023 undergraduate and graduate students receive their Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts.

Please note the event will also be streamed virtually and recorded for future viewing.

Commencement Events

Wednesday, May 17

 6 p.m.

Senior Dinner for Class of 2023
Meem Placita (Rain: Great Hall)

Friday, May 19

11:30 a.m.

College Community Commencement Picnic
Athletic Field, also known as Practice Field. (Rain: Dining Hall)
See campus map

1 p.m.

Annual Graduating Students vs. Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Softball Game
Soccer Field. (Rain: Game canceled)
See campus map

4 p.m.

President’s Reception for Class of 2023 families, friends, seniors, and Graduate Institute degree candidates
Meem Placita (Rain: Great Hall)

6 p.m.

Joint Class of 2023 Graduate Institute Dinner
Levan Hall (outside)

Saturday, May 20

9–9:20 a.m. (Group picture at 9:20 a.m.)

Photography Session for graduate candidates
In front of Levan Hall (Rain: Student Activities Center)

9:20–10:15 a.m. (Group picture at 10 a.m.)

Photography Session for baccalaureate candidates
North steps near Upper Common Room (Rain: Student Activities Center)

10:30 a.m.

Commencement Exercises
Weigle Placita (Rain: Student Activities Center)

Light reception to follow immediately
Pritzker Student Center

This schedule is subject to change.

Hotel Information

We recommend making reservations as early as possible. Please consider staying at one of the accommodations listed on Campus Travel.

Transportation

To help with your trip planning, here is a list of ground transportation options to Santa Fe from the Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) airport.

The Santa Fe Regional Airport (SAF) also has direct flights from Denver, Phoenix and Dallas.

Disability Access

If you have a family member with special needs, please contact us at sfcommencement(at)sjc.edu to make arrangements.

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