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Commencement

University of Pennsylvania

The Office of the University Secretary coordinates the University's ceremonial activities including Convocation, the Baccalaureate ceremony and Commencement.

Please visit the Commencement web site for details regarding the Class of 2022 ceremony.

Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 Master's and Doctoral graduates
We are pleased to announce the in-person Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 Master's and Doctoral graduates! The Penn community looks forward to this long-awaited celebration, so please mark your calendar—Sunday, May 22 at 10:00 a.m. Registration will be required. More information will be shared soon.

For information on the 2021 Commencement ceremony on Franklin Field, visit the Commencement Webcast and Multimedia Archives web site.

Visit a list of past honorary degree recipients. 

 

COMMENCEMENT DATES & PROGRAMS

Future Penn Commencement Dates

Dates of future Commencement ceremonies:

  • Monday, May 16, 2022
  • Monday, May 15, 2023
  • Monday, May 20, 2024

Penn Commencement Programs

Copies of the most recent Commencement programs are available through this office:

Office of the University Secretary
University of Pennsylvania 
1 College Hall Room 211 
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303 
(215) 898-7005 Phone
(215) 898-0103 Fax 
ofcsec@pobox.upenn.edu