Commencement Information

Our May 2020 Commencement Ceremony, originally scheduled for May 13th, has been postponed. 

The Commencement Rehearsal & Dinner scheduled for Tuesday, May 12 has been postponed, in addition to all related Commencement activities.


Students who have questions regarding Commencement are encouraged to contact Lauren Reczek.   


Communication to Spring & Summer 2020 Graduates

Any updates regarding the Spring 2020 Commencement ceremony will be sent to all graduates via their Trocaire email address. Students who have difficulty accessing their Trocaire emails may contact [email protected].


Virtual Celebration

We are proud of our graduates and their achievements. In May 2020, we launched Celebrating Our Graduates, a virtual celebration honoring our graduates and their hard work. This virtual celebration does not replace the Commencement ceremony. Click here to view the videos from Celebrating Our Graduates. In addition, graduates were mailed a personalized card from the Trocaire College family.



  • Diplomas were mailed to graduates in early June.
  • Please notify the Registrar’s Office if your address or name has changed since you completed the Diploma Order Form.


Nursing Pinning

As of June 2020, the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing will be mailing out pins to its Spring 2020 nursing graduates.



  • Transcripts are obtained from the Registrar’s Office.
  • An official transcript cannot be released if tuition and/or fees are not paid in full.
  • Students may request an electronic copy of their transcript through the Electronic Transcript Request Form on the Registrar’s webpage.
  • 24-hour business day notice is required for all requests.


Name or Address Change

  • We encourage all graduates to keep their names and address up-to-date with the Registrar’s Office. If you had a name or address change recently, we encourage all recent Spring and Summer graduates to update their information through the Change in Name or Address digital form.
  • Any questions may be directed to [email protected]


Career Resources

  • Need help with your job search or career opportunities, contact Career Services. 
  • Graduates are always welcome to utilize Career Services whether updating a resume or needing job search assistance.
  • In June 2020, you will receive a brief employment and continuing education survey via email from Career Services. It is essential that you take a few minutes to complete the survey, as the information is needed for accreditation and program purposes. Reporting of information is in aggregate form only and confidential.



You will be inducted in the Trocaire College Alumni Association upon graduation. The association provides a point of contact, support, and connections with other alumni and the college. To speak with someone in the Alumni Office, contact [email protected] or Monica Stage at 716-827-4342.

Below are THREE forms:

  • Graduate Information Form
  • Diploma Order Form
  • Graduation Rehearsal & Dinner RSVP Form

You must complete all three forms by Saturday, March 21, 2020. You will receive an email confirmation after submitting each form. 

Please complete the Graduate Information Form below by March 21, 2020.

Graduate Information Form

  • Example: Raul: rah-OOL If you have a difficult first or last name to pronounce, please fill out your name phonetically. This is to help our readers pronounce your name more accurately.

    (Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú, Ý CTRL+' (APOSTROPHE), the letter)
  • Example: Gonzalez: gon-SAH-les If you have a difficult first or last name to pronounce, please fill out your name phonetically. This is to help our readers pronounce your name more accurately.

    (Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú, Ý CTRL+' (APOSTROPHE), the letter)
  • Note: If you are concerned about the gown size, first try a taller height. Many times a plus size is NOT needed.
  • Will you be picking up your tickets, cap, and gown from the Transit extension site?

Please complete the Diploma Order Form by March 21, 2020.

Ensure the information you submit is how you would like it to appear on your Trocaire College Diploma.

Diplomas will be ready for pick up upon successful completion of your semester on Monday, June 8, 2020 from the Registrar’s Office.

Diploma Order Form

You must complete this form to receive your diploma. Diplomas will be available for pick up from the Registrar starting June 3, 2020 until June 10, 2020.

Complete the Graduation Rehearsal & Dinner RSVP form by March 21, 2020.

The Graduation Rehearsal is on Tuesday, May 12 at 3:00 p.m.) and lasts 30-minutes. The rehearsal will provide you information regarding the graduation ceremony such as parking directions, arrival, the general ceremony, and other helpful information.

The Graduate Dinner will follow the Rehearsal at 3:30 p.m. in the Commons. To-go boxes will be available for students.

Please note that due to space, no guests are allowed.

Graduation Rehearsal RSVP

Please complete this form to let us know if you will be attending the graduation rehearsal and dinner on Tuesday, May 12 starting at 3:00 p.m..