Current Student Resources


Spring 2022

Commencement Address, Don Roy King ('69)


Our Graduates

Livestream Recording of Commencement

Spring 2021

Future Undergraduate Commencement Dates

Summer 2022

  • Saturday, Aug. 13 / 10:30 a.m., Bryce Jordan Center

Fall 2022

  • Saturday, Dec. 17 / TBA, Bryce Jordan Center

Spring 2023

  • Saturday, May 6 / 1 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center

For a complete listing of overnight accommodations for commencement, area restaurants, and driving directions and maps, please contact the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau for assistance. The Bureau does not take reservations, but will provide information. Please
visit, or call 800-358-5466 or 814-231-1400.
General commencement information may be found at

  • Where do students purchase caps, gowns, announcements and related commencement items?
    The Penn State Bookstore
  • What if a student forgets to purchase a cap and gown?
    The Bookstore is open all weekend during commencement for last-minute caps and gowns.
  • How do students confirm they have met all the requirements for graduation?
    Students may run a degree audit by scheduling a meeting with an adviser or making a drop-in visit, which are available weekday mornings.
  • When do students get their diplomas?
    They will be mailed, at no cost, to all graduates who have satisfied all University, Bellisario College and major requirements approximately four weeks after the ceremony.