The Syracuse University 2023 Commencement weekend includes school and college convocations and the University-wide commencement ceremony.

May 11-13: School and College Convocations 
Individual school and college convocations are hosted by individual schools and colleges.

May 14: 2023 Commencement ceremony
The University-wide ceremony for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral candidates. Syracuse University Chancellor and President, Kent Syverud, formally confers degrees at the Commencement ceremony. Doors open at 8 a.m.

All degree candidates who plan to complete requirements by August 2023 and plan to participate in the May 2023 celebrations must file on MySlice by March 1, 2023.

Questions? Please call the Office of Major Events at 315.443.2016 or email