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Commencement

December 2018 Graduation at Duquesne University

Commencement

Graduation is a very special time when family, friends, faculty and students celebrate the significant achievements of our graduates. The University will honor graduating students with a University-wide Commencement Ceremony to be held:

Friday, December 21, 2018

11am

A. J. Palumbo Center

Webcast

December 2018 Commencement Information

Click on the pamphlet (above) for additional Dec 2018 Commencement information.

Schedule

 

9 a.m.
Baccalaureate Mass University Chapel
11 a.m.
University Commencement A. J. Palumbo Center

RSVP and Diploma Distribution

Please RSVP to all events even if you are not attending and be sure to complete the diploma distribution form found below.  Diplomas are not automatically mailed to graduates.  You must complete the diploma distribution tab below to provide a mailing address or to indicate that your preference is to pick your diploma up in the Office of the University Registrar. 
Please note:  All students expecting to graduate must apply for graduation.  The forms below are not a degree application.  To apply to graduate, you must log in to DORI no later than Friday, October 12, 2018, and follow this path:  Self-Service Banner > Student Information > Student Records > Apply to Graduate

The diploma release date is January 28, 2019.  

Regalia

Graduates must wear appropriate caps and gowns at commencement, available through the University Bookstore. Please visit the Regalia page or call the University Bookstore at 412.434.6626 regarding any regalia questions. If you prefer, you may email the University Bookstore

RSVP for December 2018
Commencement Ceremonies
  • Tickets are not required to attend the events.
  • Graduates must RSVP and register number of guests where indicated.
  • Please note:  This is only an RSVP for commencement events.  This is not a degree application. To apply to graduate, you must log in to DORI no later than Friday, October 12, 2018, and follow this path:  Self-Service Banner > Student Information > Student Records > Apply to Graduate

RSVP for Commencement Ceremonies »

Diploma Distribution-December 2018

Please note that this form is not a graduation application.  To apply to graduate, you must log in to DORI no later than Friday, October 12, 2018, and follow this path:  Self-Service Banner > Student Information > Student Records > Apply to Graduate

Submit Your Diploma Handling Instructions »

Travel/Parking

Getting to Duquesne University

If you will be traveling to Pittsburgh, please take a look at

On-campus parking, including the Forbes Avenue garage, will be available to graduates and guests without charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Those who need special disability parking arrangements, should contact 412.396.5267.

Pittsburgh Attractions and Accommodations

For more information about Pittsburgh, where to stay, places to eat, shop and sightsee, please take a look at Visit Pittsburgh.