Commencement 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Olin Lawn

Commencement Weekend: May 16-17, 2014

  • Baccalaureate Service: Friday, May 16 at 6:00PM
  • Commencement Exercises: Saturday, May 17 at 10:00AM (Prelude at 9:45AM)
Information for Graduates
  • Final Commencement Instructions
  • Senior Week Schedule
  • Complete the hometown newspaper announcements form
  • Video and Photography Services
  • Caps and gowns may be picked up in the Book Store after May 1st.  Diploma frames are available for purchase.
Information for Guests
Information for Faculty
  • Memo from the President
More Resources
  • The 2014 Commencement ceremony will be streamed live on the web at  Please note it will not be active until 30 minutes before the ceremony.
  • Archives of the streaming video is available below or on our Video Archives page.  


Facilities Available During the Weekend

Before the ceremony, the Barista will have continental breakfast items available for purchase. We will also have a Hospitality Center (with coffee, water, and restrooms) in the Technology Center. The tent will open for seating at 8:30 a.m.  Indoor viewing will be available in the Olin Fine Arts Center.

Following the ceremony, reception areas will be set up around Old Main. Refreshments will be served, and these areas will provide a comfortable and spacious setting for introductions, pictures, and farewells.

NOTE: No tickets are necessary for the commencement exercises.

Special Needs

Handicap parking will be available behind the Burnett Center and in the Technology Center parking lot.  For wheelchair seating arrangements, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 724 223-6006.

Travel Advisories

 Visit the official travel information center of PA for information on surrounding areas.