ALANA Celebration

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Congratulations Class of 2024!

The ALANA (African, Latinx, Asian, and Native American) Celebration will take place in-person, and is open to all University at Buffalo graduating students. This pre-commencement ceremony was conceived to honor the achievements of African, Latinx, Asian, and Native American students. 

This pre-commencement ceremony, conceived to honor the achievements of graduating UB ALANA students, is open to all graduating students. The Intercultural and Diversity Center and the Cora P. Maloney Center will be honoring you for your great accomplishments so please wear your graduation regalia. 

ALANA Registration Information

ALANA registration is closed.

Call for ALANA Speakers

Check back in early 2025 if you'd like to be a speaker for the 2025 ALANA ceremony.

The 2025 ALANA ceremony will include all undergraduate, graduate and PhD candidates who will graduate:

  • Summer 2024
  • Fall 2024
  • Spring 2025
Check Back in 2025

ALANA dates for Spring 2025 will be announced in early 2025!

Important: Apply for Your Degree

2024 Commencement information is available. Please review this and other important checklist steps on the UB Commencement website.

Your Countdown to Commencement

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Your Academic Commencement

To learn more about your respective academic department's ceremony, please visit:

University at Buffalo
240 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2434