Commencement celebration.


Ready to graduate?  Celebrate with family and friends. This is your time to look back with pride on everything you’ve achieved — and look forward with excitement to what comes next.

Annual Spring Event

Locations: Typically the Center for the Arts or Alumni Arena

Event Details

The University at Buffalo does not hold a mass, general commencement. Each school or college within UB has its own degree conferral ceremony.  Detailed information about Commencement is available through the Commencement website, including:

Students Act Early

> Applying for graduation pertains to your degree and diploma. 
> Registering for commencement lets you take part in the commencement ceremony.

>> Please note that these are separate steps that are outlined on the graduation checklist.

Visiting UB?

Student Life proudly partners with local hospitality services to offer both convenience and value to guests visiting UB and attending our events. Reserve early to avoid disappointment.

Need Help?


University-wide commencement activities

352 Fargo Quad

Phone: (716) 645-6147 ext. 2