Commencement 2021

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What to Expect at the Ceremonies

The School of Management is pleased to announce that commencement ceremonies for the class of 2021 will be held in person.

5 p.m. on Friday, May 14, at UB Stadium, North Campus

9 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, at UB Stadium, North Campus

Registration Closed

Registration is closed. If you have questions, send an email to

Health and Safety Guidelines

Visit the UB COVID-19 Commencement page for all health and safety requirements, FAQs and testing deadlines. 

Current, graduating UB students may be tested at the following locations:

  • Student Union 
  • Greiner Hall
  • Allen Hall
  • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Guest and Ticket Information

Each student attending commencement in person (either the graduate ceremony at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 14, at UB Stadium—or the undergraduate ceremony at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, at UB Stadium), will receive two guest tickets for their specific in-person ceremony. Ticket distribution details are forthcoming.

Visit the UB Commencement website for information about COVID-related requirements as well as prohibited items.

If you are an international student and would like to invite your parents to the U.S. to celebrate your accomplishments, follow the template on the ISS website. Your guests will need to adhere to all health requirements from the Centers for Disease Control, New York State and the University at Buffalo.

Venue Information

The UB School of Management ceremonies will be held at UB Stadium. Visit the university's UB Stadium guest information page for directions, parking and additional details for the day of the ceremony. 

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