Commencement is about our graduates, the students you have instructed, advised, mentored, and so often just given a little nudge of encouragement to help them on their education and life paths. Commencement day is ALSO about YOU. And YOU make this celebration a success!
Degree candidates will attend by school.
The Commencement Committee extends a warm thank you to the many members of the Buffalo State community who generously offer their time to make our annual May Commencement celebration a memorable occasion for everyone. There are many up-front and behind-the-scenes individuals who make it happen, including the many faculty, staff, emeriti, student, and alumni marchers, hooders, and ushers who dedicate their time to be there for our graduates and their families on Commencement day. See the marchers page or the volunteer ushers page for details.
Faculty, staff, and advisers for departments, programs, and academic and service organizations, etc., please refer to the Commencement Honors Cord & Accessories Policy as you plan recognition for your graduates at Commencement.
Back to Top
Some content on this page is saved in PDF format. To view these files, download Adobe Acrobat Reader free. If you are having trouble reading a document, request an accessible copy of the PDF or Word Document.