Undergraduate Commencement

Ceremony Information*

SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2020

Koessler Athletic Center - Tickets are required for all Undergraduate ceremonies.

Commencement Ticket Information

College of Arts & Sciences - 10:00am (procession begins at 9:45am)**

During this ceremony, President John Hurley will confer the degrees for our honorary degree recipients and will confer the degrees for the students in the College of Arts & Sciences.  Each student will cross the stage and receive their diploma. The chosen commencement speaker and student speaker from the College of Arts & Sciences will address the students and guests.

Students graduating from the College of Arts & Sciences, honorees for this ceremony, and members of the platform party are to report to the Patrick Lee Center (Koessler Athletic Center) by 9:00am to prepare for this ceremony.
Guest seating begins at 9:00am for the College of Arts & Sciences ceremony.

 

School of Education & Human Services and
the Wehle School of Business Ceremony - 1:30pm (procession begins at 1:15pm)**

During this ceremony, President John Hurley will confer the degrees for our honorary degree recipients and will confer the degrees for the students in the Schools of Education and Business.  Each student will cross the stage and receive their diploma. The chosen commencement speaker and one student speaker from the School of Education & Human Services or the Wehle School of Business will address the students and guests.

Students graduating from the Schools of Education and Business, honorees for this ceremony, and members of the platform party are to report to the Patrick Lee Center (Koessler Athletic Center) by 12:30pm to prepare for this ceremony.
Guest seating begins at 12:45pm for Schools of Education and Business ceremony.

*Please note: New for 2020, there are only 2 undergraduate ceremonies.

**Schedule is subject to change.

Live Streaming information will be available on the Canisius College homepage the day of the event.


2020 Commencement Speaker - To be announced.


2020 Commencement Student Speakers - To be announced.