Schools

Interfaith Baccalaureate

Division of Student Affairs, Pitt Alumni Association, Pitt African American Alumni Council, University of Pittsburgh Association of Chaplaincies and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host an Interfaith Baccalaureate in the Assembly Room of the William Pitt Union on Friday, April 28th. This is a celebration of faith and spirituality and all graduating students and their families are invited to attend. Please contact Summer Rothrock, 412-648-7840 if you should have any questions.

School Ceremonies 2017

College of Business Administration will host a Graduation Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, April 29 at the PPG Paints Arena beginning at 6:30 p.m. There are no tickets required for this event.  Additional information will be posted on the CBA Website as it becomes available.  Please contact Jeanne O’Donnell, 412-383-7349 if you should have any questions. 

Address of event venue for GPS: 1001 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

College of General Studies will host a Graduation Reception and Ceremony on Friday, April, 28 at the Fitzgerald Field House from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  There are no tickets required for this event.  Please contact Lydia Heyliger, 412-624-6608 if you should have any questions. 

Address of event venue for GPS: 3526 Allequippa Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences: Please contact the department you, or your student, are graduating from to obtain information regarding private ceremonies or recognition events. 

The phone number for the University Operator is 412-624-4141.

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs will host a 2017 Honors & Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, April 27 at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum beginning at 4:00 p.m.  There are no tickets required for this event.  Students can register through the registration link found in the GSPIA Graduation Events email that will be sent out in late March. Please contact Renee Kidney, 412-648-1997 if you should have any questions.

Address of event venue for GPS: 4500 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

Graduate School of Public Health will host a Graduation Ceremony and Reception on Sunday, April 30 at the Carnegie Music Hall beginning at 5:00 PM.  There are no tickets required for this event.  Students participating in the graduation ceremony must wear academic regalia. Please contact Mary Derkach, 412-624-3004 if you should have any questions. 

Address of event venue for GPS: 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business will host a Katz School Graduation Ceremony on Friday, April 28 at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum beginning at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are required for this event.  Students should arrive at Soldiers & Sailors by 12 noon for robing. Students participating in the graduation ceremony must wear academic regalia. Please contact Gee Chin, 412-648-1569 if you should have any questions.

Address of event venue for GPS: 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

School of Dental Medicine will host a Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, May 20 at Heinz Hall beginning at 1:00 p.m.  Tickets are no tickets required for this event.   Students participating in the graduation ceremony must wear academic regalia.  Please contact Rita Vitolo, 412-648-8410 if you should have any questions. 

Address of event venue for GPS: 600 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

School of Education will host a Graduation Ceremony on Sunday, April 30 at the Fitzgerald Field House beginning at 9:00 a.m.  There are no tickets required for this event.  Students should arrive by 8:15 a.m.  The ceremony begins at 9:00 a.m. There will be a reception following the ceremony.  For more detailed information, please go to www.education.pitt.edu and enter "Commencement Ceremony" in the search box. Please contact Marjie Schermer,
412-648-2283 if you should have any questions. RSVP for the event>

Address of event venue for GPS: 3526 Allequippa Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will host a SHRS Recognition Day on Monday, May 1 at the  Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum. 

Undergrad Ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. with doors opening at 8:00 am. Ceremony
should conclude no later that 10:45 a.m.  A reception will immediately follow at the Cathedral Commons and end at 12:00 pm.

Graduate Ceremony willl begin at 2:30 p.m. with doors opening at 1:00 p.m. Ceremony should conclude no later than 3:45 p.m. A reception will immediately follow at the Cathedral Commons and end at 5:00 pm.

Speaker: A. Everette James, JD, MBA,  Director, Pitt Health Policy Institute
    and Associate Vice Chancellor Health Policy and Planning

Students participating in the graduation ceremony must wear academic regalia. Please contact Kellie Beach, 412-383-6554 if you should have any questions. 

Address of event venue for GPS: 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

School of Information Sciences will host a School of Information Sciences Spring 2017 Graduate Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, April 30 at Alumni Hall beginning at 9:30 a.m.  There are no tickets required for this event.  Please contact Wes Lipschultz, 412-624-9749 if you should have any questions or visit ischool.pitt.edu/resources/graduation.

Address of event venue for GPS: 4227 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

School of Law will host a Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May 12 at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum beginning at 3:00 p.m.  There are no tickets required for this event.  Doors will open at 2:00 p.m. for students, family and friends. Please contact Sarah Barca, 412-648-1418 if you should have any questions.

Address of event venue for GPS: 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

School of Nursing will host a Pitt Nursing Spring Graduation & Pinning Ceremony on Friday, April 28 at the Carnegie Music Hall beginning at 3:00 p.m. A dessert reception will take place in the Commons Room, Cathedral of Learning immediately following the ceremony.
There are no tickets required for this event.  View Specific details online>

RSVP is only needed for students. Please contact Jennifer Fellows, 412-624-5328 if you should have any questions. 

Address of the event venue for GPS: 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15213

School of Pharmacy will host a Graduation Dinner and Hooding Ceremony on Friday, April 28 at the The Wyndham Grand Hotel beginning at 3:00 p.m.  There are tickets required for this event.  Students graduating from the School of Pharmacy receive invitations at their permanent address approximately six (6) weeks prior to graduation. Students participating in the graduation ceremony must wear academic regalia.  Please contact Suzanne Mannino, 412-648-1039 if you should have any questions. 

Address of the event venue for GPS: 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

School of Social Work will host a Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, April 29 at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum beginning at 11:00 a.m. There are no tickets required for this event.  Students can register through the registration link found in the Graduation Events email to be sent in late March.  Please contact Marcia Piel, mpssw@pitt.edu or 412-624-6303 if you should have any questions or visit socialwork.pitt.edu/student-resources/graduation-diplomas.

Address of the event venue for GPS: 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15213

Swanson School of Engineering will host a Senior Recognition Night on Saturday, April 29 at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum beginning at 7:00 p.m. There are no tickets required for this event. RSVP link will be provided in the invitations. Graduating students should complete the RSVP for themselves and their guests.  
Please contact Monica Bell, or ENGRevents@engr.pitt.edu or 412-624-6814 if you should have any questions. 

Address of the event venue for GPS: 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15213

School of Medicine will host a Diploma Day Ceremony on May 22, at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall beginning at 4:00 PM.  There no tickets required for this event. Please contact Joanne Colligan, 412-648-9040 if you should have any questions. 

Address of event venue: 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213