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Students wearing cap and gown.


Bucknell University's 170th Commencement will be held on Malesardi Quadrangle on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

Registration for Commencement Weekend, including on-campus housing and meal options, will open in January 2020. Tickets are not required for Commencement if held outside on Malesardi Quad.

Please call the Commencement hotline at 570-577-1192 or email with questions.

  • Graduation Photo 2019

    Congratulations, 2020 Parents!

    Honor your graduate and their accomplishments by making a gift to Bucknell. You can choose to make a gift in honor of someone who has made an impact on your student at Bucknell. This may be a professor, a coach, a campus employee or a fellow student.

  • Carolyn Miles

    2020 Commencement Speaker

    Carolyn Speer Miles '83, P'14, the president and chief executive officer of Save the Children and a passionate advocate for children in need, will be Bucknell University's 2020 Commencement speaker.

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Commencement 2019


Commencement for the Class of 2019 took place on Sunday, May 19, 2019, on Malesardi Quadrangle. The class included 863 students earning bachelor's degrees and 18 earning master's degrees. Among undergraduates, 565 received degrees from the College of Arts & Sciences, 154 from the College of Engineering and 144 from the Freeman College of Management.

Commencement Highlights

Pre-Commencement Events 2019


Senior Sunset