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enter site Commencement Weekend
May 27, 28 & 29, 2016

    The 148th Commencement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2016, at Schoellkopf Stadium for all Class of 2016 undergraduate & graduate degree candidates. Senior Class Convocation, as well as some department events, are held on Saturday, so traveling to Ithaca on Friday is advised.

Grads #Cornell15

  • View slide show of Graduation Weekend
  • Watch online: Commencement 2015
    procession and ceremony
  • Watch online: Senior Convocation 2015
    with Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelley
  • Note: We'll be updating this website for 2016 during early Fall . In the meantime, information from 2015 is still viewable as a reference until updates are available. Thank you.

enter site December Recognition Event
for January 2016 Graduates

    enter site

    The Recognition Event for January 2016 Degree Candidates will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2015, 10:00am-Noon, in Barton Hall.

    We are in the process of updating information for the upcoming December 2015 event. Feel free to enter the site to review current details, and continue checking back in October for updates.
  • Watch last year's event online at

Future Dates

    December Recognition Event
  • Saturday, December 19, 2015
  • Saturday, December 17, 2016
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017
    May Commencement Ceremony
  • Sunday, May 29, 2016
  • Sunday, May 28, 2017
  • Sunday, May 27, 2018