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SHRS Graduation Ceremonies

SHRS hosts a graduation ceremony in December and April yearly. Students will receive and email invitation and RSVP link to these ceremonies, approximately two months prior to the event.

April 2023 - SHRS Graduation Ceremonies (Updated January 20, 2023)

To be held at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on Saturday, April 29, 2023.   

Each student will be able to bring a maximum of 6 guests.  Tickets will be required.  There will be NO WAITLIST for extra tickets.  (Students and children under 2 do not require a ticket)

  • Morning Ceremony - (Time will be between 8:30-9:30 am - will be determined the end of Feb. 2023) 
    • This ceremony will include Students from the Undergraduate EM Program and these Graduate Departments: PHD, OT, PT, PAS, RT & P&O & Counseling
  • Afternoon Ceremony - (Time will be between 1:30-2:30 pm - will be determined the end of Feb. 2023) 
    • ​This ceremony will include Students from the Undergraduate Rehab Science Program and Graduate and Undergraduate students from these Departments: CSD, HI & SMN

Graduation Central will be held on campus Tuesday, April 11th & Wednesday April 12th - This is where you can pick up your regalia and undergraduate honor cords and much more!  More information coming soon.

The University will hold a Pittsburgh Campus Commencement for the Undergraduate Students Only on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at the Peterson Event Center- Students will be notified by the Office of Special Events regarding this ceremony.  They are requesting 4 guests maximum per student. More information will be made available in 2023.

​International students & families attending a Pitt ceremony:

OIS Fact Sheet about inviting friends/relatives to the U.S.:

If you have any additional questions, you can reach out directly to OIS:   

Office of International Services
Phone: +1-412-624-7120

Student Photos

Balfour & Co. (GradImages) has sent photo proofs to student Pitt email accounts that were in attendance for the April 2022 and December 2022 ceremonies.

Please direct any questions regarding the photos to Balfour & Co. Customer Service Department at (800) 261-2576, online at, or email

They have a large team of customer care representatives ready to help graduates and family members.