Commencement is Saturday, December 17.

Time College
9 a.m.   College of Aviation
College of Education and Human Development
College of Health and Human Services
12:30 p.m.   College of Fine Arts
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Haworth College of Business
4 p.m.   College of Arts and Sciences
Extended University Programs


Graduating students

  • Graduating students are to report to Shaw Theatre 45 minutes before their college’s ceremony is scheduled to begin.

Faculty and doctoral candidates

  • Doctoral candidates assemble in the Green Room of Shaw Theatre.
  • Regalia is distributed and returned in York Arena Theatre.
  • Faculty assemble in York Theatre and should arrive approximately 45 minutes prior to the ceremony.
  • Processional and hooding instructions are given approximately 30 minutes prior to each ceremony.
  • Faculty will leave York Theatre about 10 minutes prior to each ceremony and proceed to Miller Auditorium.

Please also note:

  • We are unable to accommodate children accompanying the graduate through the ceremony.
  • Guests of the candidates must view the processional and ceremony in Miller Auditorium.