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Commencement

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Announcement

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Keynote speakers announced

We’re pleased to announce our impressive lineup of keynote speakers, which include a doctor, judge, poet, business executives and a transplant recipient.

Congratulations

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

This is a huge accomplishment for you, and we look forward to celebrating all you’ve achieved at Commencement. We will be hosting seven ceremonies during two weekends in May 2019 for graduates of our more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, law and medicine programs.

On this site, you will find information about your Commencement ceremony date and tickets. As the event gets closer, we will continue to update you here with more details on everything you need to know to plan for this exciting event.

School of Medicine Commencement

Quinnipiacís Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the sports center on Quinnipiacís York Hill Campus.

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine Commencement

Friday, May 10

The ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on the Lender Court at the People’s United Center located on the York Hill Campus. Graduates and all of their guests are invited to a reception at the Rocky Top Student Center immediately following the ceremony.

Graduate Commencement

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Graduate Commencement

Saturday, May 11

The ceremonies will be held on the Lender Court at the People’s United Center located on the York Hill Campus. Graduates and all of their guests are invited to a reception at the Rocky Top Student Center immediately following the ceremony.

9 a.m. – School of Business, School of Communications, School of Education

1 p.m. – College of Arts and Sciences, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing

School of Law Commencement

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School of Law Commencement

Saturday, May 11

The ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. on the Lender Court at the People’s United Center located on the York Hill Campus.

Graduates and all of their guests are invited to a reception at the Rocky Top Student Center immediately following the ceremony.

Location and Seating

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Take a tour

Mackenzie Campbell '19 will take you on a tour of the People's United Center, pointing out where to enter, where to sit and everything else you need to know for Commencement day.

Commencement seating chart

All ceremonies will take place at Lender Court at the People’s United Center on the York Hill Campus, located at 305 Sherman Avenue in Hamden, Connecticut. 

Guests with tickets will enter the basketball arena on the concourse level (row 14) by sections 101 and 116.

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Lender Court

Seating chart of the Lender Court at the People’s United Center

Individuals without tickets are invited to watch the simulcast in the hockey arena — which is located just across the lobby of the People’s United Center. Each ceremony will also be broadcast live from commencement.qu.eduFacebook and YouTube.

Graduates and their guests are invited to a reception immediately following each ceremony.