ALANA Celebration

Lavender celebration tassel.

2022 - TBD

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

Registration for ALANA 2022 will open in January 2022.

Your Countdown to Commencement

If you missed anything during the 2021, we've got you covered. Check out some of the activities and traditions that took place during 2021 Commencement.

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