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Commencement 2022 health and safety protocols

Commencement weekend for the graduating Class of 2022 takes place on May 13–15. COVID health and safety protocols for the on-campus events are as follows:

  • Face masks are required for indoor ceremonies and events, consistent with existing University policies. Speakers for the indoor ceremonies may remove masks while speaking at the podium.
  • Face masks are optional for the Commencement ceremony on May 13 and all outdoor Commencement events and activities, including tented events.
  • Face mask policies apply to all students, faculty, staff, visitors, and guests—including those who are fully vaccinated and boosted.
  • Proof of vaccination is not required to attend the University’s indoor or outdoor ceremonies.
  • Family members assisting students in moving out of their campus residence will need to be masked.

Please visit the Commencement website and reference Commencement FAQs for additional event information and details for guests.

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