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Graduate School Commencement

Graduate School Commencement

Commencement exercises for Penn State graduate students are held three times a year: at the end of the fall and spring semesters and at the end of the summer session. Attendance at commencement is expected. Students who do not attend commencement ceremonies will receive their diplomas in the mail. Diplomas are mailed by the University Registrar, and mailing addresses should be updated on LionPATH.

Further information for advanced degree candidates is provided on the University's commencement website.

Fall 2018 Commencement
Saturday, December 15, 2018, in the Bryce Jordan Center at 4:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Squire J. Booker, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Investigator, Evan Pugh University Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Eberly Distinguished Chair in Science, The Pennsylvania State University


View a list of previous Graduate School commencement speakers.

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