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Commencement and Diploma Ceremonies


Carnegie Mellon graduates walking on Commencement day

Commencement 2018


Carnegie Mellon commencement weekend is Saturday, May 19 through Sunday, May 20, 2018, and Heinz College December graduates are invited back to campus to participate in the ceremonies.

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Student Cap and Gown Information


Graduates must wear caps and gowns to the following:

  • Main commencement ceremony
  • Diploma ceremonies
  • Doctor’s Hooding ceremony

See sections below for specific cap and gown information for each degree.

Questions? Contact the University Store at cap-gown@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-1032.

2018 Heinz College Diploma Ceremony.

Check back this spring for detailed information on the 2018 Heinz College Diploma Ceremony.

Check back this spring for detailed information on the 2018 Heinz College Diploma Ceremony

Spring 2018