Activities & off-campus events

Opening Celebration

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

St. Paul campus

Opening Celebration 2018

St. Catherine’s spirit and tradition will be on display as our community welcomes keynote speaker Mayor Melvin Carter and opens the 2018 –19 academic year on Wednesday, September 5.

Celebration Schedule

  • 8 a.m. Coffee and doughnuts, Chapel patio
  • 8:30 a.m. Mass, Our Lady of Victory Chapel
  • 9:30 a.m. Academic Procession
  • 10 a.m. Opening Convocation, The O'Shaughnessy and broadcast via livestream
  • 11:30 a.m. Picnic, the quad

Classes will be canceled and offices will be closed from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.


Live Stream

The Opening Convocation will be available to students, faculty, and staff via live stream. Access the live stream:

  1. Login to Brightspace D2L (or access via Kateway in the Quick Links list).
  2. On the main MyHome landing page, find the Useful Links block on the lower right side.
  3. From the Useful Links block, click Self Enrollment Courses.
  4. Select the 2018-19 Streamed St. Kate's Events course
  5. Follow the prompts to submit the enrollment.
  6. Within a few minutes, look for the course in your My Courses list.
  7. Go into the course and follow the instructions to get to the streaming link.

NOTE: Many people who were enrolled in the 2017–18 Streamed Events course shell last year remain enrolled—we just updated the name of the shell. Check your Brightspace course list.