Commencement 2022

Photos and videos

Commencement 2022 Photos and Videos


Graduate: Friday, May 13, 2022 — Graduate details

Undergraduate: Saturday, May 14, 2022 — Undergraduate details




Commencement program (40-page pdf)

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Commencement guests

  • No tickets are needed.
  • Campus COVID-19 protocols: Masks are optional but recommended indoors on campus for everyone (visitors, students, faculty, and staff). Indoor masking is required for those who are not fully vaccinated or (if eligible) have not received a booster shot. Surgical masks will be available at the venue. Visitors no longer need to show proof of vaccination or a negative test.
  • Guest parking: For all Commencement activities, enter campus at the one-way northernmost entrance (near Golisano Training Center), marked with signs and balloons.
    • Staff will direct you to appropriate parking. Accessible parking will be available first-come, first-served for those with an issued accessible parking permit.
    • A complimentary, handicapped-accessible shuttle will be available between the parking lots and Golisano Training Center.
  • Please read the frequently asked questions, including about security screening and what you can/can't bring:

Ceremonies also will be livestreamed.

Plans are subject to change based on state pandemic protocols.

Ruth Turner will speak at 2022 Commencement

Commencement Speaker

A champion of children and families who supervises education in the state as a member of the Board of Regents:

Ruth B. Turner '98 (social work) is an educator and a social worker committed to the principles of restorative practice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. News story ≫