Commencement

Students taking selfies at UB commencement.

Congratulations, #UBClassOf2022!

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

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

Every student who is eligible and wishes to participate must register for the appropriate ceremony. Registration information will be available in the spring.

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Departments and Programs: Art; Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Communicative Disorders and Sciences; Geology; Mathematics; Media Study; Music; Physics; Psychology; Theatre and Dance

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

Date: Sunday, May 22, 2022
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Alumni Arena, North Campus

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

Departments and Programs: Africana and American Studies; Anthropology; Asian Studies; Classics; Communication; Economics; English; Environment and Sustainability; Geography; Global Gender and Sexuality Studies; History; Jewish Thought; Linguistics; Philosophy; Political Science; Romance Languages and Literatures; Social Sciences Interdisciplinary; Sociology; Special Studies 

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

Date: Sunday, May 22, 2022
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Alumni Arena, North Campus

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

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

Date: Friday, May 20, 2022
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Center for the Arts, North Campus

Coordinators: David Lang and Danielle Lewis
Contact: David - (716) 645-6563, langdj@buffalo.edu; Danielle - (716) 645-1457, dvegas@buffalo.edu 

Caps and Gowns

CAS Regalia Colors

Caps and Gowns

Bachelor’s: Blue

Master's: Black

Doctoral: UB regalia is blue.

Tassels

College of Arts and Sciences tassels are blue and white.

Hoods

Hoods are lined in blue and gold. The width of the velvet border varies by degree, while the color of the velvet border indicates the academic discipline; PhD hoods are trimmed in royal blue. 

When you place your order, you will be guided in selecting the appropriate regalia based on your academic discipline and degree.

Latin Honors Cords

Students who are eligible for Latin honors may purchase gold cords from the University Bookstore.