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General information regarding Smeal Commencement

Graduation is the official acknowledgment of degree conferral. Students apply for graduation at the beginning of their final semester of study. Commencement is the official ceremony acknowledging graduation and the bestowing of the baccalaureate degree. 


View a video of the 2019 Spring Commencement, filmed at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Congratulations to our Spring 2021 graduating students!  The Smeal College of Business undergraduate ceremony will be held on Saturday May 8, 2021 at 9:00 am at Beaver Stadium.  Please review important information at https://www.commencement.psu.edu