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Spring 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Auditorium, Student Union Building

A campus reception hosted by the Office of Housing and Food Services and the Office of Academic Affairs will immediately follow commencement. All graduates, their families, and friends are invited to attend the reception. (The reception will also be held in the Student Union Building; the exact location will be announced at a later date.)


Communications students wait to graduate during the Fall 2010 Commencement.

Intent to graduate

In order to graduate from Penn State, you must satisfy all the University, college, and major requirements that were in effect at the time of your most recent admission or re-enrollment as a degree candidate to the University.

It is your responsibility to notify the University of your intent to graduate (See Policy 86-00). Use the "Graduating This Semester" application on eLion to set or remove your intent. This must be done between Saturday, Jan. 2, and Monday, Jan. 25, 2016.

After the activation period expires, you must contact the Registrar's Office to activate or remove your intent to graduate.

If you have questions or need information, please contact Jennie Ward, staff assistant, Registrar's Office, 724-773-3789, or Dee Mooney, staff assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, 724-773-3571, as soon as possible.