Graduate Events & RSVP

Graduation Event RSVP


Graduate Bowling

Monday, May 15, 2017 

Classic Lanes, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
1840 Military Road, Buffalo, NY 14217

Get together with your fellow graduates for some bowling fun! This event is free for all graduates to attend, and will include food. It’s sure to be a fun night for all. This event is sponsored by the Student Life Office.



Tuesday, May 16, 2017 

Lasertron, 2:00 PM
5101 N. Bailey Avenue, Amherst, NY 14226

Play laser tag, get a game card and enjoy some food, all for $10!  This event is sponsored by the Student Life Office.


Graduate Happy Hour

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

World of Beer, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
1 Galleria Drive, Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Stop by World of Beer for a celebration in your honor! All graduating students, as well as faculty and staff, are invited to attend this social gathering. Food will be available to all students in attendance as well as drink tickets for our 21+ graduating students. This event is free and is sponsored by the Student Life Office.


Commencement Rehearsal

Thursday, May 18, 2017 

Dining Hall, 2:30 PM
Mandatory for all graduates

The seating chart and final instructions will be distributed at this time. DO NOT bring your cap, gown, or hood. Please be on time.

Graduate Reception following the Rehearsal in the College Dining Hall

Reception in the Dining Hall and one last opportunity to celebrate with other graduates, faculty, and staff.


Mystery Room Adventure

Friday, May 19, 2017 

Mystery Room, 2:00 PM
1 Galleria Drive, Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Assemble your team, pick a room  and use your problem solving skills to work your way out. This event is sponsored by Student Life and costs $5/person.


College Day at Darien Lake

Saturday, May 20, 2017 

Darien Lake, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
9993 Alleghany Road, Corfu, NY 14036

It’s College Day at Darien Lake! If you’d like to attend, be sure to get your discount coupon at Commencement Rehearsal on May 18. *Villa Maria College faculty/staff will not be in attendance.


Sunday, May 21, 2017 

Villa Maria College, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM
240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo, NY 14225

Graduation is a very special time; a time to acknowledge you for all your hard work and honors you for all you have achieved. As a graduate of Villa Maria College, you are expected to attend all Commencement Exercises. If you are unable to attend, please contact Brian Emerson at 716-961-1838 as soon as possible.

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