2020 Commencement Calendar

UB Commencement.

Congratulations, #UBClassof2020!

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.

Follow the commencement hashtag, #UBClassof2020 and share in the celebration

Registration for Commencement 2020 will go live in the spring.

Departments and Programs: Art; Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Environment and Sustainability; 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: TBD
Time: 9:30am
Location: Alumni Arena

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

Departments and Programs: Anthropology; Asian Studies; Classics; Communication; Communicative Disorders and Sciences; Economics; English; Geography; Global Gender and Sexuality Studies; 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: TBD
Time: 3:00pm
Location: Alumni Arena

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

Undergraduate Commencement Student Speaker Competition

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

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

Date: TBD
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts

Coordinators: David Lang and Daniel Vargas
Contact: David - (716) 645-6563, langdj@buffalo.edu; Daniel - (716) 645-1387, dvargas3@buffalo.edu