Upated 7 March 2022. Please bookmark for future updates.

The Swanson School of Engineering will host 6 departmental ceremonies the weekend of April 29-May 1. The Order of the Engineer will also be held that weekend and will not conflict with any of the departmental ceremonies or Commencement.

Graduate Commencement for all PhD and MS grads from all disciplines will also be held that weekend and will not conflict with any other ceremony.

Pitt will host an in-person University-wide commencement ceremony for undergraduate student candidates at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Petersen Events Center. Those who earned bachelor’s degrees during the academic terms of August 2021 and December 2021, and those who are candidates for bachelor’s degrees in April 2022, will receive an invitation via their Pitt email accounts in early March.

STUDENTS: Please check your Pitt email for information.

PARENTS: Please note that it is the student's responsibility to complete all registration information, including number of guests and number of wait list requests.


Order of the Engineer Ceremony

Two paricipants take part in the 2021 Order of the Engineer CeremonySaturday, April 30, 2022
10:00 - 11:30 am (End time is approximate. Event will not overlap with other departmental ceremonies)

Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Bellefield Hall

2 guests per graduate (Register RSVP and waiting list here)

Class of 2020 is also invited to this ceremony

Attire: Business casual

Questions should be directed to ENGRevents@pitt.edu

More information about the Order of the Engineer can be found here.


Swanson School of Engineering Graduate Commencement

Friday, April 29, 2022, 1:00 pm

Ceremony followed by reception

Ceremony: Bellefield Hall Auditorium
Reception: Benedum Hall Room 102, Lobby, and Plaza

3 guests per graduate

RSVPs required, link shared with students on February 25 via email. STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION LINK IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.

Regalia Required and can be purchased at the following links:

(1) Standard Pitt regalia for MS and PhD graduates

(2) Custom Regalia is also available for purchase. Order your custom doctoral regalia by Friday, March 11 in order to receive it before commencement in April.

Questions should be directed to ENGRevents@pitt.edu


 

Department Recognition Ceremonies

Bioengineering

Saturday, April 30
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Wyndham University Center Ballrooom

As of 2/25/22 this proposed date, time, and venue are subject to change. Formal invitations will be sent electronically when the event is confirmed. Graduates will be allowed 3 guests. Business formal attire, no cap or gown required.

Contact: Vernice NicoleVeranga-Mulcahy




Chemical and Petroleum

Saturday, April 30
2:00 - 4:00 pm
William Pitt Union Assembly Room

As of 2/17/22 this proposed date, time, and venue are subject to change. Formal invitations will be sent electronically when the event is confirmed. Graduates will be allowed 2 guests. Business formal attire, no cap or gown required.

Contact: Emily Kerr




Civil and Environmental

Saturday, April 30
1:00 - 3:00 pm
William Pitt Union Ballroom

Formal invitations will be sent electronically when event is confirmed. Graduates will be allowed 4 guests. Attire: Cap and Gown.

Contact: Cheryl Morand




Electrical and Computer

Friday, April 29
4:00 - 6:30 pm
The Circut Center and Ballroom (5 Hot Metal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203).

Beverages, light hors d’oeuvres and dessert will be served. Business Casual, no cap and gown required. Students will be allowed 2 guests.

Contact: Maria Castello (PhD, MS), Alison Oros (COE-BS), or Erin Rhodes (EE-BS).




Industrial

Sunday, May 1
9:00 - 11:00 am
University Club Ballroom B

RSVPs are required and should be submitted by April 4th. Questions can be directed to ugradie@pitt.edu.

Contact: ugradie@pitt.edu




Mechanical and Materials Science

Saturday, April 30
7:30 pm with a reception immediately following.
Doors open 6:45
Soldier and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum

Each student is allowed 4 guests. Students should RSVP by Friday, March 25.

Contact: Heather Manns

Additional Information


Inquiries for any events not listed may be directed to the respective contact below:

Order of the Engineer: Monica Bell, ENGRevents@pitt.edu

Graduate Graduation (all Disciplines): Monica Bell, ENGRevents@pitt.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering: Cheryl Morand, CHM168@pitt.edu