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The Spring 2023 commencement ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., in Bryce Jordan Center. We welcome all graduating students and their family, friends, and support system to attend in celebration and recognition of the hard work of our students.
BJC Bag Policy: https://bjc.psu.edu/bryce-jordan-center-bag-policy
Cap and Gown: Students can obtain regalia for the ceremony from the Penn State Bookstore on campus.
Ticketing and Guest Limits: We do not have limits to the number of guests you may have and there will be no ticketing for our ceremony.
Distinction, Honor Cords: Students graduating with distinction have been notified and directed to pick up cords to wear for the ceremony.
Post Ceremony Reception: Following the ceremony, graduates and guests are invited to attend an informal outdoor reception located in the courtyard between the Life Sciences and Thomas Buildings. Our faculty and staff will be in attendance to celebrate with you!