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Ring Tradition

For almost 100 years, Mount students have participated in the Ring Tradition, an experience that extends generations into both the past and future. Alumni proudly wear their rings as an outward symbol of their time at the Mount, their accomplishments, their memories and their Mountaineer pride.

The tradition begins every year in the fall, when the class ring is revealed and the junior class places orders. Students are then presented with these timeless symbols during a full Catholic mass, where the rings are blessed in the presence of family, friends and the Mount Community. That same evening, the junior class holds a Ring Dance to celebrate this momentous occasion.

Order Rings Online

Rings can be purchased online at simply by searching for “Mount St. Mary’s University” and selecting “Class of 2016” in the “Rings” section. Representatives from Balfour will also be on campus for sizing and ordering assistance on various dates.

Rings must be purchased by September 13 to ensure their delivery for the Junior Class Ring Mass.

Junior Class Ring Mass

Date: November 8, 2014 at 5 p.m.
Chapel of the Immaculate Conception

All members of the Class of 2016 and their family and friends are welcome to attend the Ring Mass regardless of whether the student has chosen to purchase a class ring or not. A reception with light refreshments will be held immediately after in the Cardinal Keeler Dining Room in Patriot Hall.

Junior Class Semi-Formal Ring Dance

Date: November 8, 2014 at 11 p.m.
Cardinal Keeler Dining Room, Patriot Hall

 All members of the Class of 2016 are welcome to attend the dance and are allowed to bring one guest. Guests may be outside of the Junior Class or non-Mount students. All students and guests must bring photo ID to be admitted to the dance.

This event is co-sponsored by the Class of 2016 Ring Committee and Campus Activities.

Class of 2016 Ring Committee

Joe Appleton, Caroline Butler, Justin Byram, Brendan Courtney, Juliana Lombardi and Vrunda Patel.

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