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Find the SHRS Recognition Day and University Commencement information below (click here for information on applying for graduation).

If you have any questions regarding graduation please contact Student Services Coordinator, Ms. Chazz Williams, at or Kellie Beach, Director of Student Services, Registrar at

December 2017 - SHRS Winter Graduates Recognition Day

SHRS will hold a Recognition (Graduation) ceremony for our August 2017 and December 2017  Graduates. 

The tenative date is Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Alumni Hall at 10:30 am, this could be subject to change.  Confirmation of date, time and place will be in July-August.

August 2017 graduates, were given the choice to attend Recognition day in May 2017.  If you did not attend, you will be emailed (to your Pitt account) an invitation in early November 2018 for the December ceremony.

April 2018 - SHRS Recognition Day

SHRS will hold their own graduation (Recognition) ceremonies (Undergraduate & Graduate) in April 2018 for graduates in April 2018, June 2018 & August 2018 (Aug. graduates also have the option of attending in December 2018)

The date, time, and venue will be determined in July 2017.

April 2018 - University of Pittsburgh Commencement Ceremonies

The University will hold its own commencement ceremonies for the entire University of Pittsburgh campus. 

There will be a ceremony for graduate and professional students and one for Undergradute students that graduated in August 2017, December 2017, April 2018 & June 2018

The date, time, and venue will be determined by the Office of Special Events.