School of Law Commencement

2019 Commencement and Reception

Graduation stage wide viewThe 2019 University of Dayton School of Law graduation will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9 a.m. in the University of Dayton Arena. All 2019 graduates are eligible to “walk through” the ceremony, regardless of whether their actual date of graduation is January or May. Tickets are not needed for the commencement as there are plenty of seats available in the arena. Graduates are required to be at the Arena and in line no later than 8:15 a.m.

A reception at Keller Hall will immediately follow the graduation ceremony. Graduates, families and guests are invited to attend to have the opportunity to meet Dayton Law faculty, staff, students, and new graduates. Guests may park in any single letter lot near the school (A, B, P, or S1). 


A Graduation Exercise Review will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at noon in the Courtroom. It will be your chance to review your announced name, and the final seating arrangements for the graduation ceremony. If you cannot attend, please email Mary Boston.

The Baccalaureate Service will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the Keller Hall Courtroom.

Graduates are responsible for ensuring that all academic requirements are met prior to the date of graduation.

View detailed information on graduation requirements

View a list of frequently asked questions about graduation

Directions and Parking


Click here for directions to the University of Dayton Arena. Graduates, their families and guests should park in Arena Parking Lot B, adjacent to the building.


For the reception at Keller Hall, graduates and guests may park in any single letter lot near the school (A, B, P, or S1). Click here for directions to the University of Dayton. Click here for an interactive campus map.


Please contact Mary Boston, Clinic Coordinator, at or at 937-229-4061.

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2772