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164th Commencement Exercises

Seton Hall Prep takes great pride in our Baccalaureate and Commencement traditions. Congratulations to our Class of 2024 who will graduate on June 2, 2024.

Information for Families

Commencement weekend at The Prep consists of a traditional Baccalaureate Mass and awards ceremony (Friday, May 31, 2024) followed by the Commencement Exercises (Sunday, June 2, 2024).

Baccalaureate Mass (5/31/2024 at 6:00 pm)

All graduates and their families are encouraged to attend the Baccalaureate Mass and awards ceremony that follows.

  • Date & Time: Friday, May 31, 2024 at 6:00 pm
    • Graduates should report to the front of the Cathedral at 5:00  pm dressed in a proper shirt, tie, khakis, shoes, their GOWN (no cap for this event), and clean shaven.
    • Guests will be able to enter the Cathedral at 5:30 pm.

  • Location: Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart (89 Ridge St. Newark 07104)

  • Tickets are NOT required for the Baccalaureate Mass, anyone may attend.

164th Commencement Exercises (6/2/2024 at 12:00 pm)

Commencement for the Class of 2024 will be held at 12:00 pm in Seton Hall University's Walsh Gymnasium.
  • Date & Time: Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 12:00 pm
    • Graduates should report to Walsh Gym at 11:00 am clean shaven and dressed in a proper shirt, tie, khakis, and shoes AND their CAP & GOWN.
    • Guests will be able to enter the gymnasium at 11:00 am. Tickets are required for entry.

  • Location: Seton Hall University’s Walsh Gymnasium
    (400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ 07079)

  • Tickets: Each graduate is given FIVE (5) tickets for guests admission to Commencement. They will receive the tickets at Graduation Rehearsal on Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 11:00 am. Graduates do not require a ticket. Ticket REQUIRED FOR ENTRY for all guests.
      • Note, Tickets will be handed out the day of graduation rehearsal (5/30/2024). If a family is not using all 5 of their allotted tickets, they may trade them with a fellow graduate. The school is NOT involved in this process.
  • Livestream - we will email a livestream link to families closer to the event date (and post it here), but know that the Commencement ceremony on Sunday will be streamed live for free via YouTube for family and friends that would like to share in the moment but cannot actually attend. 
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