Faculty Participation in Commencement

Spring Commencement Ceremonies

If you need regalia:

  • Reach out to your department.
  • Contact the Penn State Bookstore at 814-863-0206. Deadline to rent regalia for spring ceremonies is March 15th.

Undergraduate Ceremony

When: Sunday, May 5, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm. Plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to the ceremony start.

Where: Pegula Ice Arena

Parking is available in Stadium West or Jordan East free of charge for commencement.

Enter facility via the Ice Hockey Office Entrance and meet in Room 158 (Auditorium). There will be metal detectors at all entrance to the facility. Signs posted and staff onsite to direct you once you arrive.

It is strongly recommended that you do not bring your regalia into the facility in the garment bag. Garment bags do not meet the Bag Policy. The bag policy is enforced for commencement ceremonies. This may cause delays getting into the facility.

College Marshals will assist in getting you lined up for the ceremony 10 minutes prior to the start.

Graduate Ceremony

Any questions related to participating in a Graduate ceremony should be directed to the Graduate School at gradschoolcommencement@psu.edu.

Please refer to the Graduate School’s Commencement Website for ceremony details and specific faculty instructions.

Summer and Fall Commencement – Undergraduate and Graduate

Please refer to the University’s Commencement Website for details as the University coordinates all summer and fall commencement ceremonies.

Additional information for Graduate School ceremonies can be found on the Graduate School’s Commencement Website.