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2017 Commencement

2017 Commencement


Commencement will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, at Eisenhower Auditorium on Penn State's University Park campus. The ceremony will last about 90 minutes. 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.

Directions to Eisenhower Auditorium


The commencement ceremony will be streamed live on the Penn State Law YouTube channel.

Click the following link to view the live stream:


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. 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 13, 2017 - 10:30am to 2:00pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, University Park, Pa


Penn State Law has arranged with the following area hotels to block off rooms at a special rate for commencement weekend.  In order to secure the Law School’s rate, you are encouraged to book your rooms well in advance.

The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
215 Innovation Blvd.
State College, PA 16803
(800) 233-7505
Standard $125.00/night + tax
Group Code: SCHO17A
Make reservations until 4/12/17

Marriott SpringHill Suites
1935 Waddle Road
State College, PA 16803
(814) 867-1807
$139/night + tax
Group Code: PSUO
Make reservations until 4/12/17

Country Inn & Suites
1357 East College Avenue
State College, PA 16801
(814) 234-6000
$129.00/night + tax
Group Code – PSU Law School Commencement
Make reservations until 4/28/17

Ramada Conference Center State College
1450 S. Atherton Street
State College, PA  16801
(814) 238-3001
$73.00/night + tax
Group Code: CG12DL
Make reservations until 4/12/17

Holiday Inn Express
1925 Waddle Road
State College, PA 16803
(814) 867-1800
$139/night + tax
Group Code: PL5
Make reservations until 4/12/17

Hampton Inn & Suites
1955 Waddle Rd.
State College, PA 16803
(814) 231-1899
$139/night + tax
Group Code: LAW
Make reservations until 4/12/17

Toftrees Golf Resort & Conference Center
One Country Club Lane
State College, PA  16803
(814) 234-8000
$119/night + tax
Group Code: PSU Law School
Make reservations until 4/14/17

Nittany Lion Inn
Availability for Saturday, May 13, 2017 only

200 W. Park Ave.
State College, PA 16803
(800) 233-7505
Standard $139.00/night + tax
Group Code: LAWN17A
Make reservations until 4/13/17

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