2017 Penn Engineering
Graduation Information

Full Schedule of Penn Engineering's 2017 Commencement Events [pdf]


Doctoral Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Ceremony Timing: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Irvine Auditorium
Reception: Hall of Flags, Houston Hall - Immediately following the ceremony.
Speaker: J. Christian Gerdes

Master's Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 12, 2017

Ceremony Timing: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Location: Palestra
Open House and Reception: 1:30-3:00 p.m. - Immediately before the ceremony.
PDFs of the Master's reception invitations can be found here.
Speaker: Jonathan A. Brassington
Live Stream: Watch here


Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Ceremony Timing: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Palestra
Open House and Luncheon: 12:30-2:00 p.m. - Immediately before the ceremony.
PDFs of the Undergraduate luncheon invitations can be found here.
Speaker: Iqram Magdon-Ismail
Student Speaker: Karishma Tank
Live Stream: Watch here


University of Pennsylvania's 261st Commencement
Monday, May 15, 2017

Family members and friends who are unable to attend Penn's 261st Commencement may view the ceremony over the Internet. Webcast coverage of the ceremony from Franklin Field will begin at 10:15 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 15, 2017. Visit the University's Commencement website for more information regarding this ceremony.


PLEASE NOTE:

Tickets are not required for any of the Engineering ceremonies, no RSVPs are required and there is no limit to the number of guests per student.

A photographer from Legacy Photographics will be at each ceremony.  Each student will be photographed as they cross the stage. Legacy Photographics will contact each graduate after the ceremony with information on how to purchase these photos. If you have any questions, please contact Legacy directly at 800-444-2550 or 610-279-1791 or visit their website www.legacyphoto.com

Please direct all questions regarding ceremony logistics to the Dean's Office at 215-898-7244 or chambrel@seas.upenn.edu

All questions regarding student eligibility to graduate should be directed to the Engineering Office of Research and Academic Services at 215-898-7246.

Graduation Ceremonies at Penn