PSOM Graduation Details


Here are the important facts. Please be sure to visit the To-Do List, to make sure you’ve completed all required tasks prior to graduation.  

The commencement ceremony and presentation of diplomas for the Perelman School of Medicine will be held: 

Sunday, May 19, 2019
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Reception follows 

Tickets are required and will be distributed to graduating students in April.  

Registering for Graduation 

To be considered for graduation in May 2019, you must complete the graduation registration form by February 15, 2019. 

Caps and Gowns Anchor

If you plan to participate in the PSOM graduation ceremony, you must order a doctoral cap and gown. Please complete this form (Need to create MachForm – See caps & gowns doc) with your payment information by March 1, 2019. 

Dual Degree Students (University of Pennsylvania degrees earned while in medical school only): MD/PhD: The doctoral gown is the same for both degrees, but the hoods differ. The MD gown and hood are required for the PSOM graduation. Invitations and Tickets Anchor

You will receive invitations to send to your guests at the Match Day ceremony. These are not the same as tickets.  

  • Each graduate will be allotted a limited number of tickets for the orchestra level.  
  • Additional balcony tickets are available upon request.  

We hope to accommodate everyone; however, seating is limited and all requests must be reviewed before allotments can be made.  

For Questions About Tickets 

Please contact Jessica Maguire: jesmag@pennmedicine.upenn.edu