Commencement 2014

Celebrating the Accomplishments of our Graduates

Spring Commencement 2014

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is excited to announce our upcoming Spring Commencement activities to take place on Friday, May 2nd and Saturday, May 3rd. The administration, faculty, staff, and graduates invite you to join us for the festivities.

Important Dates, Times and Locations

Cap and Gown Party

Tuesday, April 22nd, 4:30-6:00p.m. in at the Ariens Atrium, Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance

Previously ordered caps, gowns and hoods may be picked up at this time.

Baccalaureate Liturgy

Friday, May 2nd, 6:30 p.m. in the Silver Lake College Chapel, Main Hall

All graduates and their guests are invited.

Presidents Reception

Friday, May 2nd, 7:30-10:00 p.m. in the Heritage Room, Main Hall

All graduates and their guests are invited as guests of the College.


Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 3rd

Ceremony for Master and Bachelor Degree Graduates, Endries Auditorium, Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance

  • 12:15 p.m. - Graduates arrive at Ariens Auditorium for Pre-ceremony instructions
  • 1:00 p.m. – Commencement Ceremony


Order your Cap and Gown

  • Caps and gowns for Bachelor and Master Degree Graduates (hood/Master degree only)
    • All orders are to be placed directly with Herff Jones at by March 18th for delivery to Silver Lake College.  You can pick up your order at the Cap and Gown Party to be held on campus on April 22nd from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
    • Orders can be sent directly to your home for a $15.95 shipping charge until April 7th. 
    • Orders placed after April 8th will be subject to a $20.00 late fee and $15.95 for home shipping. 

Ceremony Tickets

Every graduate will receive 6 tickets.  If you require additional tickets please contact Rachel Fischer at or 920-686-6231.  Additional tickets will be given out on a first come first serve basis.



Students may order general or personalized announcements for $1.50 per announcement. Simply fill out the form and return to Rachel Fischer to order. All orders will be processed within 10 business days of receipt. Please complete your order by April 3rd.


Looking for Other Graduation Products?

Check out Herff Jones at for other graduation products.


Area Hotels and Motels:

Holiday Inn

4601 Calumet Avenue

Manitowoc, WI  54220

(920) 682-6000 or (800) HOLIDAY

Mention Silver Lake College Commencement when making your reservation for a special rate



5020 Hecker Road

Manitowoc, WI  54220

(920) 684-3344 or (800) 634-3444


Best Western Lakeshore Hotel

101 Maritime Drive

Manitowoc, WI  54220

(920) 682-7000 or (800) 654-5353


Birch Creek Inn

4626 Calumet Avenue

Manitowoc, WI

(920) 684-3374 or (800) 654-6126


Quality Inn

2200 South 44th Street

Manitowoc, WI 54220

(920) 683-0220


Super 8

4004 Calumet Ave

Manitowoc, WI  54220

(920) 684-7841