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POSTPONED: Commencement

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May 10, 2020 at 9:30am12:00pm EDT

Shaw Quadrangle

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Syracuse University’s 2020 Commencement exercises will be held on the fabled Shaw Quadrangle. For our students graduating in 2020 and their families, this means they will experience a milestone one-of-a-kind ceremony.

On any fall or spring day, the Quad is abuzz with energy and activity. For decades, it has served as the heartbeat of our community, and on May 10, 2020, the energy will be more palpable than ever.

Commencement on the Quad ’20 Fast Facts:

  • Prospective graduates will begin receiving communications on October 1
  • No ticketing and unlimited seating
  • Live stream to multiple auditoriums for guests who wish to observe indoors
  • Senior farewell/ Dome closing event in the spring semester*
  • Detailed weather plan in place


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This event was first published on September 19, 2019 and last updated on April 23, 2020.

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