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Bucknell graduates toss their caps in the air after Commencement


Bucknell University's 174th Commencement Ceremony, honoring the Class of 2024, took place Sunday, May 12. Photos, videos and additional coverage from the day, including the full livestream video of the ceremony, can be viewed below.

Congratulations, Class of 2024!

Bucknell University's 175th Commencement Ceremony will take place Sunday, May 18, 2025.

Commencement Highlights

Commencement Livestream

Commencement Photos

Pre-Commencement Events, Saturday, May 11

Commencement Ceremony, Sunday, May 12


Relive the day with our full Commencement coverage

Read the recap

Commencement Jumbotron Video

This video played on Malesardi Quad prior to the start of Bucknell's 174th Commencement.

Parent and gradutate hugging at Commencement 2023

Honor Your Graduate

Congratulations, Parents!

Celebrate your student's accomplishments by making a gift to Bucknell. You can also choose to honor a professor, coach or campus employee who has made an impact on your student by recognizing them through your giving.

All parents who choose to honor their graduate by making a gift will receive a commemorative Class of 2024 pin to wear at Commencement on May 12.

Parents who give a gift by May 1 will have the option to record a congratulatory video message, which will be shared with their student before Commencement.


Commencement printables

Commencement 2024 collage of printables

Show off your Bucknell spirit

Congratulations Class of 2024!

Commencement 2024 Printables are here! Add some orange and blue to your event! Print out your very own Class of 2024 Commencement yard signs, pennants, buffet signs, drink wrappers and food toppers!

Contact Details



Commencement Hotline: 570-577-1192


Monday - Friday: 09:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.