Commencement 2021

Saturday, May 22 & Sunday, May 23

Graduation Eligibility

The following details are general guidelines; students who are eligible to walk will receive additional details via email.

Undergraduate candidates

Commencement 2021 ceremonies will be open to undergraduate students who were awarded degrees in December 2020 and January 2021 and undergraduate pending-degree candidates for May 2021 and August 2021, who are also registered to complete all their degree requirements by the end of the semester or are within six credits of degree completion.

Please click here to read the University’s undergraduate graduation standards.

All questions regarding graduation standards and eligibility, degree evaluations, graduation honors, and other academic matters should be directed to the Registrar’s Office at (860) 832-2236 or

The Office of the Registrar is at Willard-DiLoreto Hall, Room D202.

Graduate candidates

Graduate students who completed their degree requirements by December 2020 and January 2021 and those who expect to receive a master’s degree or sixth-year certificate in May or August 2021 are eligible to walk in May’s ceremonies. Doctoral students who completed their programs by August and December 2020 and those who expect to complete their program by May 2021 are eligible.

Please click here to read the University’s graduation standards for students in the School of Graduate Studies.

Questions pertaining to graduation eligibility requirements, degree evaluations, and all other academic matters should be directed to the School of Graduate Studies main office at (860) 832-2363 or The office is at Davidson Hall in Room 212.

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