Undergraduate Commencement 2018 will be taking place on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  This is an exciting time for your family and especially your student.  Important information about Commencement may be found below.

The General Ceremony begins at 10am in the Koessler Athletic Center.
During this ceremony, President John J. Hurley, will confirm the degrees for our honorary degree recipients. The chosen commencement speaker will address the students. Students are to report to the Patrick Lee Center (Koessler Athletic Center) by 9am to prepare for the first ceremony.

Guest seating begins at 9am for the General ceremony.

College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony – 12:30pm – Koessler Athletic Center
President John J. Hurley will confer the degrees for the students in the College of Arts & Sciences during this ceremony. Each student will cross the stage and receive their diploma. Students will also hear from the chosen student speaker from the College of Arts & Sciences.
Students graduating from the College of Arts and Sciences are to report to the Patrick Lee Center (Koessler Athletic Center) by 11:30am to prepare for their ceremony.

Guest seating begins at 11:45am for the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony.

School of Education and Human Services & the Wehle School of Business Ceremony – 3pm – Koessler Athletic Center
Students from the School of Education and Human Services & School of Business will cross the stage and receive their diplomas from President John Hurley. A student from the School of Education and a student from the School of Business will address their peers at this ceremony.  Students graduating from the Schools of Education and Business are to report to the Patrick Lee Center (Koessler Athletic Center) by 2pm to prepare for their ceremony.

Guest seating begins at 2:15pm for the School of Education and Human Services & the Wehle School of Business ceremony.

**Schedule is subject to change.

Please visit the Canisius College Commencement page for more information including details about the 2018 Baccalaureate Mass being held on Friday, May 18, 2018.