Attending Commencement

Fall 2021 commencement will take place on Saturday, December 18, 2021. As Penn State continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, plans for fall commencement ceremonies are being discussed. Graduating students will receive additional details as fall commencement approaches, and can also check for more information.

How to Reserve Your Seat at Commencement

Plans for fall 2021 commencement ceremonies are still being discussed. As fall commencement approaches, students who filed their intent to graduate will receive information about attending any in-person commencement ceremonies that may take place, including details about reserving your seat at commencement, if needed.

Class of 2020 Commencement Celebration

All 2020 graduates and their families and friends are invited to attend a celebration at University Park during the weekend of April 29 to May 1, 2022. The celebration will be specifically for the Class of 2020 and will include commencement ceremonies and other activities and events throughout the weekend. More information is available in this Penn State News article and on the University’s commencement website. A detailed schedule of events and activities for the weekend is forthcoming.

Graduates should make sure their email address is up to date to receive future email updates and event details from the University about the weekend.