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Marquette University spring commencement ceremony rescheduled to August 30

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Posted at 4:29 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 17:29:00-04

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University has rescheduled its commencement ceremony after they were forced to postpone due to the coronavirus pandemic.

After announcing that they would be canceling the commencement ceremony, Marquette conducted a survey asking seniors how they hope to celebrate their graduation.

According to Marquette University, approximately 1,800 students took part in the survey. The majority of them said they would prefer an in-person ceremony once it is safe to do so.

Because of the survey results, Marquette has rescheduled the commencement to Sunday, August 30, at Fiserv Forum. However, only the professional schools will host their own ceremonies. These schools are the School of Dentistry, the Law School, and the Health Sciences professional degrees.

The individual colleges will host receptions during the August 29–30 weekend.

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