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UNDERGRADUATE COMMENCEMENT

As a result of the impending weather forecast for graduation weekend, there have been changes to the reception location and group photo.

The Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7th, at the Eisenhower Auditorium at the University Park campus.

Reception: The reception will be hosted at the HUB, in Heritage Hall. Signage will be placed around the HUB. The reception will be from 1:30 until 3, students and their families should depart from the reception and go directly to Eisenhower. (Address: 125 HUB-Robeson Center, University Park, PA 16802)

Group Photo: The group photo will be taken AFTER the ceremony at Eisenhower, students should remain seated after their degrees are conferred. We will arrange everyone on the stage and take a photo, after which students may depart.

Check-in: All students participating in the commencement ceremony must report to the main lobby of the Eisenhower Auditorium NO LATER THAN 3:45 p.m

Pinning: Dr. Raymonde Brown, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Megan Verbos, the President of the Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing Alumni Board will be waiting at the opposite side of the stage to present you with your nursing pin. Once you receive your pin, you will move off stage to have your photo taken. Staff will be on site to assist you.

Ceremony: The processional will begin promptly at 4:30 p.m. and last approximately 80 minutes and no tickets are necessary. Your diploma will be mailed to the home address you have on file with Penn State. Penn State encourages graduates with disabilities to participate in its commencement ceremonies.Please visit http://www.commencement.psu.edu/ for more information.

Parking: Free parking will be available in Eisenhower Parking Deck, directly behind Eisenhower Auditorium. For more information, please refer to the Eisenhower Auditorium Commencement Parking Information flyer or the Campus Map for more information. HUB parking fee is $1/hour at the HUB deck.  This also will fill up very quickly, see other options, PSU – University Park.

Questions: For additional general information, please contact Amy Forsythe at alp18@psu.edu.

GRADUATE COMMENCEMENT

As a result of the impending weather forecast for graduation weekend, there have been changes to the reception location.

The Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing’s Graduate Commencement ceremony is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8th, at the Bryce Jordan Center at the University Park campus.

Reception: The reception will be hosted at the HUB, in Room 233 A&B. Signage will be placed around the HUB. The reception will be from 1:30 until 2:30. (Address: 125 HUB-Robeson Center, University Park, PA 16802) *You may also bring your regalia to the reception.  We will have a coat rack available for you to use.

Group Photo: The group photo will be taken at 2:45 on the Old Main steps. Photos of our graduates will be taken and photos of our graduates with their faculty advisors will also be taken. After the photos, students may depart to the Bryce Jordan Center in preparation for commencement.

Ceremony: The processional will begin promptly at 4:30 p.m. and no tickets are necessary. Your diploma will be mailed to the home address you have on file with Penn State. Penn State encourages graduates with disabilities to participate in its commencement ceremonies.Please visit http://www.commencement.psu.edu/ for more information.

Parking: Free parking will be available at the Bryce Jordan Center, you can use this Campus Map for more information. HUB parking fee is $1/hour at the HUB deck.  This also will fill up very quickly, see other options, PSU – University Park.

Questions: For additional general information, please contact Tracy Claar at trc23@psu.edu.