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Students at Commencement at Kleinhan's Music Hall.

Celebrate the achievements of our students. Join us as we welcome family and friends to honor the work and dedication of D'Youville graduates.

D'Youville holds two formal commencement ceremonies in May and one formal ceremony in December. All eligible students are allowed to graduate at the May ceremonies which are divided between undergraduate and graduate degree conferrals. Students who are eligible to graduate at the end of the fall semester now have the option to attend D’Youville’s December commencement.



December 2019 Commencement Events

December 2019 Commencement

Friday, December 13 at 2:30 PM
College Center (CC)
Graduates must be at the College Center Blue Lounge no later than 1:30 pm for line-up. Further information to be posted. 
Handicap and wheelchair ramp accessibility drop-off is located in the parking lot behind the College Center. You may access it from Prospect Avenue (a one way street) before you cross Porter Avenue. This is a drop-off only location; you may park elsewhere on the campus. All campus parking lots are available that day to park without a school permit.


May 2020 Commencement Events

May 2020 Undergraduate Commencement

Sunday, May 17 at 10:00 AM
Kleinhans Music Hall
Graduates must be at Kleinhans no later than 9:00 am for line-up. Further information to be posted. 

May 2020 Graduate and Doctoral Commencement

Sunday, May 17 at 2:30 PM
Kleinhans Music Hall
Graduates must be at Kleinhans no later than 1:30 pm for line-up. Further information to be posted.


Details coming soon. 


Details coming soon. 

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Congratulations Class of 2019

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