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Manchester University sets in-person graduation ceremonies

The Manchester University community looks forward to coming together to celebrate the Class of 2021 Commencement.

Several small, in-person ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday, May 22 in Cordier Auditorium on the North Manchester campus.

  • Graduate and Professional ceremony is at 9 a.m. for Doctor of Pharmacy, Master of Athletic Training, Master of Pharmacogenomics, and the dual degree in pharmacy and pharmacogenomics (Pharm.D. and MS in PGx).
  • Undergraduate and Master of Accountancy (M.Acct.) ceremonies are in this order:
    11:30 a.m. College of Arts and Humanities, M.Acct. and Gilbert College of Business
    2:30 p.m. College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences
    4:30 p.m. College of Education and Social Sciences 

    Manchester is graduating its first students with the dual pharmacy and pharmacogenomics degree.

    COVID-19 risk mitigation efforts will be in place. Everyone will be required to wear a mask, graduates will be limited to a specific number of guests, and social distancing will be implemented on stage and in the audience. Processions and recessions will be limited.

    Post-commencement celebrations will be outside. 

    Updates will be posted at

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