School & College Ceremonies

College of Business Administration

The College of Business Administration is will host a Graduation Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at PPG Paints Arena beginning at 6:30 p.m. More information about the ceremony can be found here.

Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is currently discussing plans for the spring of 2022.  A current list of department or program celebrations can be found here.  

Graduate School of Public Health

The Graduate School of Public Health will host a ceremony on Sunday, May 1. More information to come. For questions, email gsphconvocation@pitt.edu.

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

The Graduate School of Public International Affairs will host a graduation ceremony on Thursday, April 28, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum.  Time is TBA. Questions should be directed to rkidney@pitt.edu.

School of Computing and Information

The School of Computing and Information is currently discussing plans for the spring of 2022. More information to be announced.

School of Dental Medicine

The School of Dental Medicine will host their Annual Diploma Ceremony on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 1:00 PM. More information and how to RSVP are to be announced. Any questions may be directed to aam111@pitt.edu.

School of Education

The School of Education is currently discussing plans for the spring of 2022. Inquiries can be directed to SOEgrad@pitt.edu.

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will hold separate ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate candidates on Saturday, April 30, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. The Graduate Ceremony will take place from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 11:00 a.m. The Undergraduate Ceremony will take place from 1:30 p.m. to approximately 3:00 p.m.  More details can be found here.

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business will celebrate graduates from the fall and spring terms on Friday, April 29, for the Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022. The ceremony will take place at David L. Lawrence Convention Center from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM with a reception to follow from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. The website with more information and how to RSVP are to be announced. Any questions may be directed to the Graduate Programs Office, graduateprograms@katz.pitt.edu.

School of Law

The School of Law will host a commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 11:00 AM. More information and how to RSVP can be found on here. Any questions may be directed to alinsenmeyer@pitt.edu.

School of Medicine

The School of Medicine will celebrate graduates from the 2021 summer and fall terms and the 2022 spring term at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Diploma Day Ceremony on Monday, May 23, beginning at 11:00 AM at the Carnegie Music Hall. MD students may direct questions to MAA465@pitt.edu. PhD and MS students may contact somgrad@pitt.edu and check Graduation | School of Medicine Graduate Studies (pitt.edu) for updates.

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing will host a commencement ceremony for both undergraduate and graduate candidates from the classes of 2020 and 2022 on Friday, April 29, beginning at 3:00 PM at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Graduates are limited to six guests per person. 

School of Pharmacy

The School of Pharmacy will celebrate graduates from the fall and spring terms in the Spring of 2022. At the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy 2022 Graduation and Hooding Ceremony on Friday, April 29. Website and RSVP information to be announced. Any questions may be directed to aaz13@pitt.edu

School of Social Work

The School of Social Work will host an Afternoon of Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, May 1, beginning at 4:00 PM at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall.

Swanson School of Engineering

The Swanson School of Engineering will host 6 departmental ceremonies the weekend of April 29-May 1 - Bioengineering, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science - will each have their own ceremony. Dates, times and locations to be announced. The Order of the Engineer will also be held that weekend and will not conflict with any of the departmental ceremonies or Commencement. A graduate Commencement for all PhD and MS grads from all disciplines will also be held that weekend and will not conflict with any other ceremony.

Inquiries may be directed to the respective contact below: