2021 Commencement Ceremony
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Furnas Lot Tent, UB North Campus
The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2021 Commencement ceremony will be streamed live online.
To ensure graduating students can meet the 72-hour turnaround time required for participation in each commencement, UB has designated specific hours on the days listed below during which those who are graduating may get tested. These collected samples will be marked as “priority” and receive expedited processing at the lab.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This ceremony is intended and scheduled only for those who have applied for graduation (degree) within one of the following conferral dates:
Please note: The registration deadline has passed.
Once registration is complete, you will receive a series of text messages/ emails and important details as the ceremony nears.
Every registered graduate for the in person ceremony will be allowed TWO guests to attend Commencement. Two tickets will be given to each graduate.
In order to receive your QR code and ceremony tickets for your guests, registration must be complete. More info on ticket distribution is coming soon!
Please contact Sarah Frontera (firstname.lastname@example.org) regarding any accommodations you may need to allow for your participation in the commencement ceremony.
Graduating students participating in commencement must wear appropriate academic apparel. Ordering deadline has passed.
Students earning baccalaureate degrees (including those awarded as part of combined degrees) are eligible to receive Latin honors based on their UB cumulative grade point average (GPA) on the following scale:
Average (based on 4.0=A)
To receive the Latin honors designation in commencement program books, and to be eligible to wear the honorific gold cord (cum laude, magna and summa) at the time of ceremonies, candidates for the June degree conferral date must:
This recognition is only intended for students who will have their degrees conferred in June, or have had their degrees conferred in the previous February or August.
GradImages will be the official photographer for our ceremony. More information to follow.
The Office of the Registrar will mail a printed diploma, free of charge, to your permanent address approximately six to eight weeks after conferral date.
Students are responsible for address updates and need to be made by the term conferral date to ensure receipt.
Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma)
Students graduating June 2020 and later can also purchase a certified electronic diploma (CeDiploma) for $15.95.
An offer will be sent to your UB email, from email@example.com, approximately three-six weeks after conferral date.