Graduate Ceremony

The Graduate Ceremony will be on Thursday, April 26, 2018, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center. The ceremony is for candidates of master's, professional doctoral, and doctoral degrees.

This is a campus-wide ceremony. The individual school ceremonies will still be happening throughout Graduation Week. 

Tickets are not required for your guests to attend.  Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.

Academic Regalia is required to participate. You can purchase your regalia at Graduation Central.

Should you have any immediate questions, contact the Office of Special Events at or 412-624-7100.


The official invitations for the Graduate Ceremony have been sent to the email address of all eligible candidates of Master's, Professional Doctoral and Doctoral degrees. Please look for the address: in your mailbox.  ALL registration forms MUST be completed. If you are not attending the main ceremony, please indicate "NO" within the form.