2018 Commencement Calendar

UB Commencement

Congratulations, #UBClassof2018!

The College of Arts and Sciences will present three commencement ceremonies:

  • Undergraduate Morning Ceremony: All graduating majors in the Arts, Natural Sciences, Math and Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Undergraduate Afternoon Ceremony: All graduating majors in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Graduate: All graduating master's and doctoral students

Every student who wishes to participate must register online for the appropriate ceremony. Registration links can be found on the individual ceremony pages.

UNDERGRADUATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Departments and Programs: Art; Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Environmental Geosciences; Geology; Mathematics; Media Study; Music; Physics; Theatre and Dance; Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

Not sure which department or program you are in? Please contact us!

Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
Location: Alumni Arena, UB North Campus

Coordinator: Anne Continetti
Contact: (716) 645-1391 or cas-commencement@buffalo.edu

Departments and Programs: Anthropology; Asian Studies; Classics; Communication; Communicative Disorders and Sciences; Economics; English; Geography, History; Jewish Thought; Linguistics; Philosophy; Political Science; Psychology; Romance Languages and Literatures; Sociology; Special Studies; Transnational Studies 

Not sure which department or program you are in? Please contact us!

Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Location: Alumni Arena, UB North Campus

Coordinator: Anne Continetti
Contact: (716) 645-1391 or cas-commencement@buffalo.edu

Undergraduate Commencement Student Speaker Competition

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

We are no longer accepting submissions for the 2018 Undergraduate Commencement Speaker Competition. If you have already applied, thank you! We will contact you with further details. 

One more chance to raise your voice!

Every year, the College of Arts and Sciences selects two student speakers for the morning and afternoon undergraduate commencement ceremonies. This honor includes several perks, and finalists will have the opportunity to meet with a consultant to practice and perfect their speech. 

GRADUATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Monday, April 2, 2018

Departments and Programs: All College of Arts and Sciences departments and programs with graduating master's or doctoral students. 

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, UB North Campus

Coordinators: David Lang
Contact: (716) 645-6563 or langdj@buffalo.edu