Carnegie Mellon University

Commencement

May 22-23, 2021

Commencement Weekend Schedule

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! We're excited to celebrate your remarkable achievements and mark the occasion of your graduation from CMU during this year's commencement exercises.

Use the links below to learn about the different events happening throughout the weekend. 

Main Commencement Ceremonies

This year, we will host two live commencement ceremonies — one for doctoral and master’s degree candidates, and one for bachelor’s degree candidates. 

Visit the Main Ceremonies page to learn more, including ceremony dates and times and information about student speakers and honorary degree recipients.

Learn More About the Main Commencement Ceremonies

Diploma Ceremonies

While we will be mailing all graduating students their diploma this summer, some colleges and departments will host virtual celebrations during commencement weekend to honor the accomplishments of their students.

Visit the Diploma Ceremonies page to learn more, including ceremony dates and times and contact information for your department coordinator.

Learn More About the Diploma Ceremonies