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Commencement 2018

The University of Rochester proudly celebrates its 168th Commencement during May and June. More than 3,000 individuals will have their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees conferred during these ceremonies.

crowd of graduates cheering and smiling

Making their mark: Meet the Class of 2018   |   A look back: Commencement 2017


COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES

Check the pages below for more information on a specific ceremony.

Arts, Sciences & Engineering Commencement

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
Eastman Quadrangle, River Campus
Watch the College ceremony live online

Doctoral Degree Commencement

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music

The Eastman School of Music Commencement

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 11:15 a.m.
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music

The School of Medicine and Dentistry Commencement

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music

The School of Nursing Commencement

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music 

AS&E/SMD Master's Commencement

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music

Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development Commencement

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music

Simon Business School Commencement

Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music

Please feel free to contact the Commencement Office by phone at (585) 275-4111 or click here to send an e-mail.