Guest Information

Plan your visit to celebrate with your new graduate by visiting one of our venue pages. Guest information varies based on the ceremony venue. Please visit the Ceremonies Page to determine the correct ceremony venue.

Live Captioning

Live captioning will be available at live streamed ceremonies. In-person guests in need of captioning may either be seated in view of the captioning screen or may access captioning on their personal device. 

Captioning can be accessed, based on ceremony venue, at:

Health and Safety

Bag Check

The safety of our guests is of the highest importance. Upon arrival, security personnel will conduct a speedy inspection of all belongings. 

Deliberate disruption or prevention of the peaceful and orderly conduct of classes, lectures, events, meetings and other University activities is strictly prohibited.

Health Guidelines

UB’s guidelines are based on the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New York State Department of Health and SUNY. All members of the UB community are urged to familiarize themselves with UB’s guidelines and to stay informed of any changes. 

As always, the health and safety of the UB community remains paramount. The university may adjust its health guidelines, as needed, based on new scientific evidence and the course of the pandemic. Visit for the current guidelines.

For those unable to attend in person, degree conferral ceremonies will be available for live stream and post-ceremony viewing.