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Commencement Packet

Commencement information packets are prepared in March and distributed per college/degree schedules below.

Undergraduate Degrees | Graduate Degrees

Visa: Commencement packets do not contain personalized documentation for a visa request. The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) provides instructions for obtaining a tourist visa.

Undergraduate Degree Packets

Commencement 2017 packets are mailed in March to families of undergraduates with degree dates of May 2017, January 2017, and August 2016 to the home address the student provides in StudentCenter.

Walking Early: Candidates for future degrees (August 2017, January 2018) may participate in the May 2017 Commencement Ceremony. ...instructions

Graduate Degree Packets

Commencement packets are not mailed to parents of graduate students. Candidates for these specific graduate degrees obtain packets at the following offices after March 2nd.

  • AAP, 235 Sibley Hall: MArch, MRP, MFA-Creative Visual Arts
  • CALS, 140 Roberts Hall: MLA, MPS-LA, MPS-ALS, MPS-Intl Devel
  • CHE, 146 Martha Van: MPA-CIPA, MHA-Sloan, MPS-Human Ecology
  • ENGR, Program Offices: MEng, MPS-Info Science
  • ILR, 218 Ives Hall: MILR, MPS-ILR, MPS-Human Res
  • SHA, 180 Statler Hall: MMH, MPS-Real Estate
  • Johnson, 107 Sage Hall: MBA
  • Grad School, 143 Caldwell: MS, MA, MPS-Stats, MFA-Creative Writing
  • Grad School, 143 Caldwell: PHD, DMA, JSD
  • Law, 138 Myron Taylor Hall: JD, LLM
  • Vet, S2009 Schurman Hall: DVM

Contact Information

Commencement Office
B13 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-9541
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