Commencement is your academic college’s official graduation ceremony. World Campus students are invited to attend Penn State’s commencement ceremonies. Many Penn State World Campus programs hold commencement at University Park, but some programs have commencement at other campuses.
Fall 2023 commencement will take place Saturday, December 16, 2023.
As commencement approaches, students who set their intent to graduate will receive information about attending in-person commencement ceremonies. General information is also available on the commencement website.
If you plan to attend commencement at University Park, keep in mind that hotels near University Park fill fast and make your travel plans early!
Find information about graduate student commencement and how to inquire about attending commencement at a Penn State campus other than University Park.
Review the following information to learn how to reserve your seat at commencement and order your cap and gown and other items you may wish to wear at commencement or have as a keepsake.