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Graduate Commencement: Last-Minute List for Master's and Doctoral Students

Graduate Commencement, December 15
9:30 a.m. | Fisher Auditorium


You've put in considerable effort in pursuing your graduate degree. It's time to celebrate your achievement! Don't miss out on gathering with family, faculty, and fellow graduates. Here's all you need to do to attend Graduate Commencement on December 15:

1. "Apply" to graduate. Now!

Apply online at URSA by December 1. 

Why do you have to apply? This is how IUP verifies you've done all the academic work needed.

2. Then RSVP to attend the ceremony.

On URSA, click on "Student Services and Financial Aid," then click "Academic Records," then click "RSVP for the University Commencement Ceremony."

Why RSVP? If you don't, there won't be a line-up card printed for you.

3. Buy your regalia.

Call the Co-op Store at 1-800-537-7916, or go to the Co-op Store web site.

4. Arrive at Fisher Auditorium at 8:30 a.m. on December 15.

Doctoral and MFA students: Report to Dressing Room A.

Master's students: Report to large rehearsal hall.

5. If you have any questions, call the Graduate School at (724) 357-2222 during normal business hours.

We can answer questions you may have about your degree or diploma, the ceremony, parking for guests with special needs, or any other concerns.  

Congratulations, Graduate!


Find more Graduate Commencement information.

  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.