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Inclement Weather

The commencement ceremony for Arts, Sciences & Engineering graduates will take place at 9 a.m., Sunday on the Eastman Quadrangle. It will be webcast live at http://www.rochester.edu/commencement/webcast/.

We anticipate fair weather, but commencement will be held on Eastman Quadrangle rain or shine. In the event of a dangerous storm or extreme cold, the outdoor morning ceremony will be canceled and degrees will be conferred at indoor departmental diploma ceremonies. An announcement will be made no later than 6 a.m. commencement morning via the communications network at (585) 275-6000. In addition, information desks at local hotels will be notified of contingency plans.

The ceremony—rain or shine—will also be simulcast live into the following River Campus buildings:

  • Hoyt Auditorium
  • Hubbell Auditorium
  • Dewey 1-101
  • Wegmans Hall 1400 Auditorium
  • Rettner Atrium in Rettner Hall
  • Wilson Commons Starbucks Lounge and Rooms 121/122