Commencement

Class of 2020 Commencement Week Information

Time
Description of Events
Location
Cap and Gown distribution all week 5/18 thru 5/22
(must complete all surveys before picking up) 
Office of Student and Academic Services 
Monday, May 18, 2020
6:30pm  

Senior Celebration  (By invitation only)
6:30-7:30pm -Cash Bar w/hot and cold appetizers 
7:30-8:00pm Award Ceremony and dinner with carving stations 
8:00-10:30pm  DJ and dancing
 

Statler Hotel Ballroom 
Friday, May 22, 2020
8:30am  Hooding Rehearsal -Mandatory for the Class of 2020
Breakfast then instructions from Dr. Edmondson and Dr. Sweet on Hooding Ceremony
TBD
Hood Distribution -  Immediately following Rehearsal, all surveys must be completed to pick up
Saturday, May 23, 2020
12:30-1:30pm 

Convocation - https://commencement.cornell.edu/
Gates open at 9am, no tickets necessary, first come-first served
For more information on convocation click here

Schoellkopf Stadium 

1:45pm 

DVM's arrive dressed in cap and gown, meet in basement of Bailey Hall for Hooding Ceremony 
Doors open to Bailey Hall

Bailey Hall

2:30pm 
 

Hooding Ceremony Event begins
(Tickets are not required, you may invite as many family and friends as you wish
The ceremony will be live streamed.  A link will be sent to the class of 2019
 

4pm Hooding Reception  Bailey Plaza 
Sunday, May 24, 2020
8am Commencement
Gates open for guest seating for University event
Schoellkopf Stadium
9:30am All DVM graduates assemble on Arts Quad for Academic Procession Arts Quad
11am -12pm (noon) Ceremony begins . This event is simulcast on local channel 16 and webcast at www.cornell.edu Schoellkopf Stadium
12pm-5pm

Cap & Gown Return

For more information on University Commencement click here

Vet Medical Center entrance 
On Campus Rd-drop off boxes in entrance area

Commencement: For special handicap accessible parking and seating on Sunday go to the University Commencement website for special permits and passes! http://commencement.cornell.edu/may/plan/access/

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