Commencement Ticket Information

TICKET INFORMATION FOR COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES

Graduate Commencement

The Graduate Commencement Exercises will be held on campus in the Koessler Athletic Center on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.  During this ceremony the recognition of the honorary degrees, the commencement student speaker address, graduate degrees will be conferred and students will receive their diplomas. Tickets are not required for the Graduate ceremony.

Undergraduate Commencement

The Undergraduate Commencement Exercises will be held on campus in the Koessler Athletic Center on Saturday, May 21, 2022.  Listed below are the various ceremonies for the day:

  • 10:30am - The Ceremony for students in the College of Arts & Sciences will take place.  During this ceremony the recognition of the honorary degrees recipients, ROTC recognition, commencement student speaker address, student degrees conferred and graduates will receive their diplomas.  Each graduate will receive up to five (5) tickets for this ceremony.
  • 1:30pm - The Ceremony for students in the School of Education and Human Services & the Wehle School of Business will take place. During this ceremony the recognition of the honorary degrees and LaSalle medal recipients, commencement student speaker address, student degrees conferred and graduates will receive their diplomas.  Each graduate will receive up to five (5) tickets for this ceremony.

All graduating students will receive information in their myCanisius graduation portal.  This will provide information on how to checkout for graduation, as well as indicate to whether or not you will be attending your graduation ceremony and the number of tickets you are requesting.  You will also have the opportunity to request additional tickets when you check out.  However, additional tickets are not guaranteed.

The graduating student must appear in person at the Student Records and Financial Services Center (Bagen Hall, Room 106) to pick-up Commencement tickets. Tickets cannot be mailed and lost or forgotten tickets cannot be replaced.

Announcements, if desired, can be purchased through the Jostens' website.

Please note: While Canisius College does not require masking or vaccinations to attend events, we strongly encourage attendees to wear a mask due to the high Covid levels in Erie County. We anticipate that this will remain in place for all Commencement ceremonies, Academic Convocation and Baccalaureate Mass, unless otherwise mandated by state and local guidelines. 


Commencement Questions

For questions about applying for graduation contact Student Records and Financial Services at @email. For questions regarding the Ceremony, please email @email.