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Commencement and Diploma Ceremonies


Student speaker at the Heinz College Diploma and Awards Ceremony

Heinz College Diploma & Awards Ceremony


The Heinz College Diploma and Awards Ceremony takes place Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Petersen Events Center, and Heinz College December graduates are invited back to campus to participate.

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Commencement 2019


Carnegie Mellon commencement weekend is Saturday, May 18 through Sunday, May 19, 2019, and Heinz College December graduates are invited back to campus to participate in the ceremonies.

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Carnegie Mellon graduates walking on Commencement day

Student Cap and Gown Information


Graduates must wear caps, gowns, tassels, and hoods to the following:

  • Main commencement ceremony
  • Heinz College Diploma and Awards Ceremony
  • Doctor’s Hooding ceremony

 Please check back to this page in the spring of 2019 for detailed student cap and gown information.

Information for International Families


Please be sure to review the website of the U.S. Embassy nearest to you to get current information and visa requirements.