Commencement 2024

A ceremony celebrating undergraduates dressed in their graduation caps and gowns.
Ceremony Graduates Guests Faculty Q&A


Faculty Joining the Platform

Faculty are invited to join the platform party along with school and university leadership and honored guests. In order to obtain faculty regalia in the appropriate colors and to avoid a late fee, we ask that you please RSVP by filling out this form so that we can organize your regalia orders prior to the university deadline. The form submission deadline is Friday, March 1, 2024.  Please direct any questions to

Q&A for faculty and staff

Q: Can adjunct faculty attend the faculty platform?
A: Yes, adjunct faculty are welcomed to the platform. Kindly complete the form above to facilitate the ordering of your regalia.

Q: Can staff members attend the faculty platform?
A: Yes, staff members are welcome to the platform. Kindly complete the form above to ensure the ordering of your regalia.

Student Speaker

We're inviting a student from the Class of 2024 to address the School's entire graduating class at Commencement. This is an exciting opportunity to reflect on your UB experience and how it has prepared you to take on the grand challenges facing the world today.

To nominate yourself as our 2024 student speaker

  • Tell us in a speech, which must be no more than 500 words in length, what message you'd like to share with your fellow classmates.
  • The deadline for submission is Monday, March 25, 2024.

We'll announce the winning selection to the School later this semester.

Memory Slideshow

It's time to look back and share your memories. Upload your favorite photos of life at UB, from your time in studio and favorite projects, to exploring Buffalo, NY and beyond, study abroad and events.

  • Upload your photos with a brief caption and credit. Your photos will be included in our student slideshow, to be presented at our ceremony on May 17, 2024. 
  • The deadline for photo submissions is Monday, April 22, 2024.

Questions? Contact Us
(716) 829-5916


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