Graduation Weekend 2021

School of Education Convocation

School of Education convocation held virtually, as will all other school and college convocations in 2021. This year’s convocation address will be given by Juli Boeheim G’97. The undergraduate address will be given by Erin Hernandez ’21, inclusive elementary and special education B.S., and the graduate address will be given by Joash Geteregechi G’21, mathematics education Ph.D. The prerecorded ceremony is available stream online. The digital Convocation Program is also available to download.

Watch 2021 Convocation


In accordance with New York State event and occupancy guidelines, Syracuse University will hold three commencement ceremonies over May 22-23, 2021 in the Stadium. All students who have registered will be allowed up to two guests. Ticket selection is open from May 6-14.

Be sure to review safety procedures and requirements for testing/vaccine documentation for graduates and guests, as well as ways to verify documents before heading to The Stadium.

SOE Undergraduate Students (B.S. and B.A., including A&S and Falk dual majors)
Commencement Ceremony No. 1
Saturday, May 22, 4 p.m. ET

Note: Undergraduate students who are dual majors with the College of Visual and Performing Arts will choose between ceremonies 1 and 2 at ticket selection. Check the Commencement Tickets page for more information on changing your ceremony choice if space permits.

SOE Graduate Students (M.S., C.A.S., Ph.D., and Ed.D.)
Commencement Ceremony No. 3
Sunday, May 23, 3:30 p.m. ET

More About 2021 Commencement


A photographer will be on-site for Commencement Portraits at the Schine Student Center during graduation weekend. Appointments are not necessary.

Schine Student Center, Room 228
Friday, May 21 – Sunday, May 23
9 a.m.-Noon and 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

Graduate Experience Photos are available online now. Follow the instructions on the Commencement website to access and download your photos.

Class of 2020

Subject to continued improvement in public health conditions and relaxation of government restrictions, Syracuse University will host Commencement for the Class of 2020 on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. The Commencement website will be updated as more information becomes available.

Questions About Convocation?

Lucianna Juiliani, Executive Assistant to the Dean|315.443.4751
Lucianna Juiliani