Prepare for commencement with schedule, travel advisory information

Are you attending commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 15? Make sure you’re keeping track of the day’s events.

The University Convocation will be at 9:30 a.m. in the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center. Tickets are required for this portion of the day.

Each school will hold its own diploma ceremony:

  • Undergraduate Studies: 11 a.m., Veale Convocation Center
  • School of Medicine: 11:15 a.m., Severance Hall
  • School of Dental Medicine: 11:45 a.m., Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences: 11:45 a.m., Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at The Temple–Tifereth Israel
  • Graduate Studies: 1:45 p.m., Veale Convocation Center
  • School of Law: 2 p.m., Severance Hall (tickets required)
  • Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing: 2:30 p.m., University Circle United Methodist Church
  • Weatherhead School of Management: 4 p.m., Veale Convocation Center

Each school will hold a reception as well.

A live webcast of events taking place in the Veale Convocation Center will be available beginning at 9 a.m. at

Information about all diploma ceremonies and events is available at

Visitors also should be aware of potential travel delays due to the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. Get details about the travel advisory at