Seventy-nine undergraduate students, 30 master’s degree students, and four associate degree students will be candidates for graduation at Viterbo University’s winter commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
James (Jim) Salmo has been named vice president for advancement at Viterbo University effective in January. Salmo was chosen to lead fundraising and benefactor relation efforts at Viterbo, succeeding Wendell Snodgrass who resigned in August.
The Viterbo University Fine Arts Center has added a performance by the Celtic music group Cherish the Ladies at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

VU Today

Friday, May 8


11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Employee Picnic – Assisi Courtyard


7 p.m. Nursing Pinning Ceremony – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


Saturday, May 9


8 a.m.–4 p.m. Mathy Center Open


8:30 a.m. BSN Completion Program Pinning Ceremony – Fine Arts Center Recital Hall


9 a.m.–1 p.m. Bookstore Open


9:45 a.m. Master’s Degree Hooding Ceremony – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


10:30 a.m. Baccalaureate Mass Musical Prelude – San Damiano Chapel 


11 a.m. Baccalaureate Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2 p.m. Spring Commencement – La Crosse Center


Sunday, May 10


11 a.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


Grades for the Spring 2015 term must be submitted in VitNet no later than Tuesday, May 12 at noon. There are many processes dependent on all grades being finalized in the system. Any late grades will delay those processes.


The Mathy Center will be closed May 10–17. Summer hours will begin Monday, May 18.


Flex Hours Begin May 26: Viterbo will adjust its summer operating hours from Tuesday, May 26–­­Friday, July 31. During this time, offices will be expected to remain open Monday­–Friday from 7:30 a.m.­­–4:30 p.m. The university will revert to its standard operating hours of 8 a.m.­­–5 p.m. Monday, August 3. From May 26­­–July 31 employees may have, with departmental supervisor approval, the option of flexible scheduling during these weeks or the option of working the standard operating hours, as long as each office remains open from 7:30 a.m.­­–4:30 p.m. and standard services remain available.


There will not be daily Mass in San Damiano Chapel during the summer. Daily Mass will resume when students return in August.


Summer jobs available at the library: Pick up an application at the front desk. You do not have to be work study to apply, but you must be a student returning in the fall.


Wish Carter Martin, Fine Arts Center director of event operations, well at a farewell reception in his honor from 10–11 a.m. Tuesday, May 12 in the Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Refreshments will be served. Carter has accepted a position with the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault, Minn. His last day at Viterbo will be May 12.


Graduates: Keep Career Services informed of your professional activities following graduation. Complete the First Destination graduate survey found at when you accept a professional position or are accepted for continuing education. Information is need from all graduates for the University’s First Destination Report.


Beginning Monday, May 11 the Murphy Center fifth floor corridor carpet will be replaced. This work should take most of the week. Access to offices will not be affected.

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