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Students at Commencement at Kleinhan's Music Hall.

Join us for our Commencement Celebration this May with a little singing, a dash of bagpipes, and moments of inspiration. Come together as we celebrate the amazing achievements of our students.

Hear the inspiring words of deans, invited speakers, and your fellow students as we celebrate how far our students have come and how much we are honored by their accomplishments.

While we invite students to join us at our in-person commencement in May, D'Youville is currently evaluating total possible audience numbers to ensure the safety of all in attendance and keep with NYS Department of Health and CDC guidelines. More details to follow.

Date: The weekend of May 15 & 16
Location: An exciting outdoor venue

Info: Masks are required for all in attendance, along with a testing/vaccination protocol the day of.

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.

For all commencement ceremonies, students must first submit a Verification to Graduate.

Graduating Students

Check your eligibility, review degree requirements, submit your application to graduate, and learn about the academic verification process.

Prepare to Graduate

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