Graduates throw their caps at commencement

Class of 2022 Commencement

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Bucknell's 172nd Commencement, celebrating the Class of 2022, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sunday, May 22, 2022, on Malesardi Quadrangle.

Registration for Commencement Weekend events will open in January. Tickets will not be required if the Commencement ceremony is held outside on Malesardi Quad.

Please email with questions.

Schedule of Events*

Saturday, May 21

  • College Receptions, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., open to Class of 2020 and 2022 graduates and guests at no charge
  • Class of 2022 Candlelighting and Champagne Toast, 8 p.m., Malesardi Quad
  • Class of 2022 Evening Celebration, 8:30–10 p.m.

Sunday, May 22

  • Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony, 10 a.m., Malesardi Quad
  • Farewell Luncheon, following the ceremony, tickets available for purchase

*Schedule is tentative and subject to change. More Commencement Weekend events will be announced as the weekend approaches.


Accommodations for the greater Lewisburg area can be found here or by contacting the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau at 800-525-7320. On-campus housing will not be available for families and other guests.


Questions about the ceremony?

2022 FAQ
Graduate happily walks across stage

Congratulations, Class of 2022 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.

Contact Details



Commencement Hotline: 570-577-1192


Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.