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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 were pleased to have hosted the long-awaited in-person Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 Master's and Doctoral graduates!  Visit Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 20201 Master's and Doctoral graduates for highlights.

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 15, 2023
  • Monday, May 20, 2024
  • Monday, May 19, 2025

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