Commencement for Master’s and Doctoral Students

  • To promote safety during the coronavirus pandemic, the spring 2020 commencement ceremonies have been postponed to September 12 and 13. A schedule of events for that weekend is expected to be available by mid-May. College and departmental ceremonies and other recognition events that typically coincide with commencement ceremonies will not take place that weekend. Read more about the decision to postpone commencement.

    For details about academics and other decisions in this unusual time, please visit our page about the coronavirus.

    Confirm Your Attendance Update

    To be eligible to participate in the September 12 ceremony, you must confirm your attendance. This will open on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, and close at 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

  • Due to the current environment with COVID-19, there is a possibility that event details may be altered to adhere to social distancing restrictions and guidelines that may be in place for large gatherings.

  • POSTPONED - Graduate Commencement

    September 12, 2020
    5:00 p.m.

    Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

  • Graduating Students: Confirm your attendance for the Commencement Ceremony

    (You’ll be able to register only if you’ve applied for the current semester graduation.)

    Any students who confirm their attendance after July 29, 2020, may not see their name appear in the ceremony program, as final drafts will be sent to print on this date. It is strongly advised that you confirm your attendance before July 29 to ensure your name appears in the program.

  • Steps in the Graduation Process
    Instructions that will help you make sure you’ve done everything to prepare for graduate commencement.
    Graduation Checklist
    Checklist for graduation of graduate students
    Day-of Instructions
    Instructions for the day of the graduate commencement ceremony