Students participate in the doctoral hooding ceremony

The Commencement Committee has shared their plans for in-person Commencement celebrations. Recognizing that changes may be necessary as Commencement approaches, the current plans are for in-person events as follows:

  • Commencement: The university will host two in-person Commencement ceremonies, each with a traditional procession from the Arts Quad, on Saturday, May 25 at Schoellkopf Field. All students will attend the ceremony of their conferring school/college or field of study’s school/college.
  • The Ph.D. Recognition ceremony: The Ph.D. Recognition ceremony will be on Friday evening, May 24, and will be open to doctoral Ph.D., J.S.D., and D.M.A. candidates who graduated August 2023, December 2023, and expect to graduate May 2024 and August 2024.
  • Other events: College, school, and departmental events will occur throughout Commencement weekend.

Refer to the Commencement website for more details.