BGS Graduation 2022

The traditional University Commencement and BGS Graduation Ceremony taking place on May 16 will only be for 2022 graduates (August 2021-May 2022) and, unfortunately, is not open to 2020 and 2021 graduates. 

Please find profiles of this year's graduating students here.

If you are a 2020 or 2021 graduate, check here for more information on ways to celebrate your graduation in-person.

The University of Pennsylvania’s 266th Commencement will be held on Monday, May 16, 2022, at Franklin Field. Visit the Penn Commencement site for more information on this event.

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Directly following the University Commencement, BGS will hold its graduation and hooding ceremony in the Smilow Center for Translational Research, guest check in will begin at 12:45.

 

The RSVP deadline was Monday, May 9, 2022.  We will have a live stream of the BGS ceremony available for any guests that can not be in attendance. Seating will be limited to the number of guests designated during RSVP.

 

*Note that your thesis advisor will be invited to participate in the ceremony and should not be counted as a guest.

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ACADEMIC REGALIA IS REQUIRED for participation in both the University Commencement as well as the BGS graduation ceremonies, which will include the hooding of graduates by their advisors or graduate groups. You are strongly encouraged to order academic regalia as soon as possible.

 

STUDENTS:

Regalia can no longer be ordered online. If you have not yet ordered your regalia, please contact the bookstore immediately. The bookstore number is 215-898-7595.

 

FACULTY: 

Regalia can no longer be ordered online. If you have not yet ordered your regalia, please contact the bookstore immediately. The bookstore number is 215-898-7595.

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If you graduated in 2020 or 2021 and were part of the virtual graduation ceremonies, please see our 2020 & 2021 Alumni Graduation page for information on in-person events.

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