Undergraduate Students: Attending Commencement

For most World Campus undergraduate degrees, you will be invited to participate in commencement ceremonies at the University Park campus. Certain degrees offered via the World Campus have commencement at another Penn State campus. You will receive commencement information via your Penn State email account.

How to Reserve Your Seat at Commencement

In order to attend commencement, you may need to submit a form to reserve your seat. Find your program in the table below to determine whether you need to submit the form. If you do not plan to attend commencement, you do not need to submit the form.

Undergraduate Instructions for Attending Commencement
Academic Program Commencement Attendance Requirements

Associate's in Business Administration

Submit Associate Degree Alternative Site Form

Bachelor's in Business

Submit Bachelor's Degree Alternative Site Form

Associate's in Criminal Justice or Bachelor's in Accounting, Criminal Justice, or Marketing

Submit Associate or Bachelor's Degree Alternative Site Form only if attending commencement at a campus other than Harrisburg; otherwise no form is needed

Bachelor's in Finance or Software Engineering Submit Bachelor's Degree Alternative Site Form only if attending commencement at a campus other than Behrend; otherwise no form is needed
All Other Associate's and Bachelor's degrees

Submit Associate or Bachelor’s Degree Alternative Site Form only if attending commencement at a campus other than University Park; otherwise no form is needed

Alternative Commencement Site Forms:

Important: If you need to complete the Associate or Bachelor’s Alternative Site Form, you must submit it via fax to 814-865-3290, Attention: Graduation Coordinators; or via email to [email protected]