Commencement Ceremonies

The University at Buffalo does not hold a mass, general commencement. Each school or college within UB has its own degree conferral ceremony. 

Please click on your school below to find its ceremony listing(s). Schedule information for the upcoming commencement season will be posted here when available.

Degree Conferral Ceremonies

College of Arts and Sciences

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)

CAS Undergraduate - Arts, Natural Sciences & Math, and Interdisciplinary Programs

 

(Includes only the following depts: Art, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environment and Sustainability, Geology, Mathematics, Media Study, Music, Physics, Theatre & Dance, Social Sciences Interdisciplinary)

TBA

TBA

Anne M. Mecca
716-645-1391
cas-commencement@buffalo.edu
 

CAS Undergraduate - Humanities and Social Sciences

 

(Includes only the following depts: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Classics, Communication, Communicative Disorders & Sciences, Economics, English, Geography, Global Gender & Sexuality Studies, History, Jewish Thought, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Romance Languages & Literatures, Sociology, Special Studies, Transnational Studies)

TBA

TBA

See Mecca above
CAS Graduate Students TBA

TBA

Danielle Lewis
716-645-1457
dvegas@buffalo.edu

Educational Opportunity Center

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
Educational Opportunity Center TBA

TBA

Frank Williams
716-645-1959
fsw@buffalo.edu

Graduate School of Education

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
Graduate School of Education TBA

TBA

Dawn Haak
716-645-1476
dawnhaak@buffalo.edu

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
MDs  TBA TBA Mary Schaus
716-829-5220
mhschaus@buffalo.edu
or Laura Yusick
716-829-3466
lel1@buffalo.edu
Biomedical Sciences (Undergrad & Grad, including Roswell Park Graduate Division) TBA

TBA

Grad Students: Beth White
716-829-3399
bethw@buffalo.edu 
Undergrads: Shannon Brown
716-829-5451
smbrown3@buffalo.edu

School of Architecture and Planning

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
School of Architecture and Planning TBA

TBA

Barbara Carlson
716-829-3920
carlsonb@buffalo.edu

School of Dental Medicine

Ceremony Date Time/Location Coordinator(s)
School of Dental Medicine TBA

TBA

Denise Kennedy 829-2830, denisek@buffalo.edu

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
SEAS Undergraduate TBA TBA Christine Human
716-645-4374 
or Brianna Sprole
716-645-3405
SEASCommencement@buffalo.edu
SEAS Graduate TBA TBA See Human or Sprole above

School of Law

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
School of Law TBA

TBA

Amy Atkinson
716-645-6224
aatkins@buffalo.edu

School of Management

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
SOM Undergraduate TBA

TBA

Julie LoTempio
716-645-3204
jal27@buffalo.edu
SOM Graduate TBA

TBA

See LoTempio above

School of Nursing

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
School of Nursing TBA

TBA

Robert Cenczyk
716-829-2287
robertce@buffalo.edu

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences TBA

TBA

Karl D. Fiebelkorn
716-645-2824
kdf@buffalo.edu

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
School of Public Health and Health Professions TBA

TBA

April Whitehead
sphhp-commencement@buffalo.edu

School of Social Work

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
School of Social Work TBA

TBA

Dana M. Horne
716-645-1229
dhorne@buffalo.edu
or Jenell V. Spitale
716-645-1269
spitalej@buffalo.edu

University-Wide Recognition Ceremonies

ALANA (African, Latino, Asian and Native American) Celebration of Achievement

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
ALANA (African, Latino, Asian and Native American) Celebration of Achievement TBA

TBA

Kevin Ahuna
716-645-5613
ahunakl@buffalo.edu

Lavender (LGBTQ) Reception

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
Lavender (LGBTQ) Reception TBA TBA Isabelle Ortiz
716-645-8528
iortiz2@buffalo.edu

University Honors College (By Invitation Only)

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
University Honors College (by invitation only) TBA

TBA

Jonathan Freifeld
716-645-3020
jmfreife@buffalo.edu

Veteran and Military Recognition Ceremony

Ceremony Date Time/
Location
Coordinator(s)
Veteran and Military Recognition TBA

TBA

Daniel J. Ryan
716-829-5586
dryan@buffalo.edu