Commencement 2022

Commencement Information

10 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2022, in the Multipurpose Activities Center, Penn State Mont Alto 
*Doors open at 9 a.m.

All guests, including children, must have a ticket to be admitted. 

Commencement FAQs

Are there dress requirements for students participating in Commencement?
Students are required to wear academic regalia (cap and gown) for the ceremony. After March 11, regalia can be ordered through the Jostens site. 

Regalia will not be available on the day of Commencement. 

How many guest tickets will I receive?
Typically, each graduate received seven guest tickets. If there is the opportunity to offer additional tickets, the Registrar will notify graduates.  

When can I get my tickets?
In mid-April, the Registrar will notify students who have completed the Commencement Ceremony  Participating Graduate Registration Form that their tickets are ready for pick up. 

Do I need to attend rehearsal?
We strongly suggest that students participating in Commencement attend the rehearsal at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 6, in the gym. 

Do I need to wear a mask?
Masks are not required; visitors to campus should make a decision about masking based on their personal comfort. 

If you have other questions about the ceremony, please contact  Mont Alto Registrar Jeff Gable at [email protected].