Undergraduate Ceremony

The Undergraduate Ceremony will be on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center, beginning at 1 p.m. The ceremony is for candidates of the Bachelor’s degree.

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

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

  • Doors to the Petersen Events Center will open for friends and family at 10:30 a.m. 
  • Graduates are to arrive no later than 11:30 a.m.  All students will process by school onto the floor at the beginning of the ceremony. It is imperative that they be lined up for the academic procession prior to the start of the ceremony.
  • All graduates enter the Petersen Events Center through the Lawn Level entrance. Family and friends may enter through the Lobby or Concourse A entrances.

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