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enter site Commencement Weekend
May 26-28, 2017

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    The 149th Commencement Ceremony was on Sunday, May 28, 10am-12pm, at Schoellkopf Stadium. Senior Convocation was on Saturday, May 27, 12pm-1pm, at Schoellkopf Stadium.
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Convocation video

Commencement video

Join the celebration! #Cornell2017


  • Former vice president Joe Biden spoke at Senior Convocation on Saturday, the day before graduation.

enter site Recognition Event for
December 2017 Graduates

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    The university's Recognition Event for December 2017 Graduates will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10:00am-Noon, in Bartels Hall.
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  • We are in the process of updating information for the December event. Feel free to enter the site to review current details, and continue checking back in the fall for updates.
  • Watch last year's event livestream

Future Dates

    May Commencement Ceremony
  • 2018: Sunday, May 27
  • 2019: Sunday, May 26
  • 2020: Sunday, May 24
  • 2021: Sunday, May 30
    December Recognition Event
  • 2018: Saturday, December 15
  • 2019: Saturday, December 21
  • 2020: Saturday, December 19
  • 2021: Saturday, December 18