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2019 Commencement

2019 Commencement


Commencement will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Eisenhower Auditorium on Penn State's University Park campus. The ceremony will last about 90 minutes. This year's speaker will be the Honorable Tanya R. Kennedy, a Penn State alumna who is a Supreme Court Justice and former supervising judge of Civil Court in New York County. Tickets are not required. Following the ceremony, there will be a reception for graduates and their families and guests in the law school's Lewis Katz Building.

Commencement Live Stream

Directions to Eisenhower Auditorium and Accessibility Information

Local Hotel Information


Photographers from GradImages™ will be at the commencement ceremony to take photographs of students as they individually approach, cross, and exit the stage. GradImages will contact students with an offer for a free 5 x 7 and an opportunity to purchase additional photos.

Also, GradImages™ is offering 20% off your entire order if you pre-register prior to the date of commencement (May 11th). Details here:

If you need more information concerning photography by GradImages, please visit their website. Family members taking photos or videos during the ceremony will be limited to areas behind the student seating. No one will be permitted in the aisles during the processional and recessional.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Eisenhower Auditorium

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