Undergraduates seated at their commencement ceremony.
Commencement Updates:

Plans are in place to hold in-person ceremonies with a limited number of guests permitted. Details and protocols were approved by the state and county health departments, and will abide by Governor Cuomo’s graduation guidelines.

4/16/21: UB to allow limited guests at commencement

3/17/21: UB to hold in-person, outdoor commencement ceremonies.

Student Checklists

Complete this list to get prepared to graduate and participate in Commencement.


Get more information about your commencement cerermony.

Cap & Gown

Graduating students participating in commencement wear a cap/tam, gown, hood and tassel.

Streaming & Videos

Enjoy moments from our recent commencement ceremonies.