Arts & Sciences Recognition Ceremonies

We look forward to celebrating our graduating students at our Arts & Sciences recognition ceremonies in May. 

The Hooding and Recognition Ceremony for graduate students will be held on Friday, May 10, 2024, at 3 p.m. in Graham Chapel. 

The College of Arts & Sciences Recognition Ceremony for undergraduate students will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at 8:30 am on Francis Olympic Field. This is the ceremony where undergraduate Arts & Sciences students will be individually recognized and cross the stage. 

Please note that the Roy and Diana Vagelos Division of Biology and Biomedical Science (DBBS) will have a separate Hooding and Recognition ceremony on Friday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the 560 Music Center. All graduating DBBS students should attend the DBBS Hooding ceremony, graduate students from all other A&S departments and programs should register and attend the hooding ceremony in Graham Chapel. 

On Monday, May 13, the University will host the all-university Commencement Ceremony, where undergraduate and graduate students are recognized by school. If you have questions about the all-university Commencement ceremonies, please review the Commencement Office FAQ, or reach out to the Commencement Office directly at

Commencement Office

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