The University and the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences join in your personal joy and satisfaction in achieving your academic goal. We want to make the commencement ceremony an enjoyable one for you and your guests, in keeping with Penn State's proud academic heritage.
Commencement exercises for Penn State graduate students are held three times a year: at the end of the fall and spring semesters and at the end of the summer session.
Fall 2023 Graduation: Saturday, December 16, 2023
Penn State will host in-person commencement ceremonies.
Commencement for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Graduation for Master's & Doctoral Candidates
- Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
- Time: 4:30 p.m.
- Location: Bryce Jordan Center
In order to reserve a seat, all graduating students planning to attend the ceremony must Register online.
Guests and Tickets
There is no limit on the number of guests and tickets are not required.
For more information, please visit the Graduate School's Commencement webpage >>