2016 Graduation Ceremony Information

University of Pennsylvania's 260th Commencement

Monday, May 16, 2016

Family members and friends who are unable to attend Penn's 260th 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 16, 2016

(link to the Webcast will be posted here a few days before the ceremony)


Undergraduate Ceremony

Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm
Luncheon: Immediately following University Commencement
Student Speaker: To be determined
Keynote Speaker: To be determined
Live Stream: link to be posted


Master's Ceremony

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time: 2:30-4:30pm

Luncheon: 12:30-2:00P - Immediately before the ceremony

Keynote Speaker: To be determined
Live Stream: link to be posted


Ph.D. Ceremony

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Location: Irvine Auditorium

Reception: Immediately following the ceremony.

Keynote Speaker: To be determined


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.

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 Academic Programs at 215-898-7246.


Graduation Ceremonies at Penn