Congratulations Class of 2022!

Student in a cap and gown.

We recognize this accomplishment requires a tremendous amount of dedication, sacrifice and extraordinary perseverance in the face of setbacks that happen along the way. You should feel immense pride and recognition for this achievement. Thank you for your hard work, dedication to academic excellence, and for everything you have contributed to the university and our GSE community. 

2022 Commencement Ceremony Details

The Graduate School of Education's commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 20 at 9 a.m. at UB Center for the Arts.

Event Admission

No tickets are required to attend commencement. Guest seating in the Center for the Arts is on a “first come first served” basis. For general commencement questions regarding university-wide matters such as student caps and gowns and guest information including health and safety guidelines, prohibited items, parking, and accessibility for guests of graduates, please visit the university commencement site.  

A livestream of Friday's ceremony will go live at 9:00 a.m. Click the button below to view live online.  

An accessible PDF of the commencement program for the UB Graduate School of Education Ceremony, including a listing of all graduates in the class of 2022, is available

Special Accommodations

Do you or any of your guests have special needs that require assistance during the ceremony? If so, please email Dawn Haak with specific details of those needs.

Cap and tassel at Baird Point.

Register to Participate

All eligible students will receive an email invitation to participate in the ceremony in the coming weeks. All students that wish to participate will need to register. Details on how to register are to be announced. Be aware that registration to attend commencement is different than/separate from applying for graduation.

Eligibility

This ceremony is intended and scheduled only for master's and doctoral graduates of the Graduate School of Education who have applied for graduation (degree) indicating one of the following graduation terms:

  • Summer 2021 (Aug. '2021 degree conferral)
  • Fall 2021 (Feb. '22 degree conferral)
  • Spring 2022 (June '22 degree conferral)

Students should check with their advisors to make sure all degree requirements have been met.

If you have questions about your eligibility to graduate, please email gsegrads@buffalo.edu.

Regalia is required to participate in the commencement ceremony. Graduates are required to purchase their regalia by April 2, 2021 to guarentee delivery before the ceremony. Orders received after that date are not guarenteed to arrive before the ceremony and are subject to additional shipping costs.

Get your cap and gown, take that graduation photo, and leave your mark. Countdown to Commencement begins now!

The virtual commencement experience is loaded with traditions, contests and activities. Use these tools to add your memories and show your UB spirit.

Take part in UB’s annual graduation tradition and leave your legacy by “signing” your name on the 2022 Sign-a-Bull.

SOCIAL MEDIA HASHTAGS TO USE AND FOLLOW

Twitter, Facebook & Instagram  #GSEGrad, #UBClassOf2022, #UBuffalo

Regalia Rentals and Purchasing

Regalia is required to participate in the commencement ceremony. Graduates are required to purchase their regalia by March 11, 2022 to guarentee delivery before the ceremony. Orders received after that date are not guarenteed to arrive before the ceremony and are subject to additional shipping costs. Click the button below for more information on pricing and order deadlines by degree type.