President Cole, the faculty, and staff of Allegheny College cordially invite you to an event steeped in tradition – Class of 2024 Commencement.

Commencement At-A-Glance

Date & Time

May 11, 2023 at 2:00 pm


Bicentennial Plaza on Bentley Lawn

If there is a chance of inclement weather in the forecast; the ceremony will be held in the Wise Sports & Fitness Center. Further details will be shared if weather conditions develop that impact the event.

The All-Campus Reception will be held on Brooks Walk or in the Campus Center (rain location) following the ceremony.

Watch Live

The ceremony will be live-streamed for family and friends not able to attend in person. Please return to this website on May 11.

Tickets: this information is subject to change.

Tickets are required if the Commencement ceremony is held indoors. Students walking in Commencement will receive four (4) tickets. The ceremony will be simulcast in Shafer Auditorium for friends and family who do not have a ticket; Shafer provides comfortable seating and big-screen viewing of the ceremony.

Ticket pick-up:
ID’s required; tickets will be issued directly to the graduating student. Students must complete the First Destination Survey prior to picking up their tickets.
Monday, May 6 through Thursday, May 9
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Campus Center Lobby


For directions to campus or information on local accommodations, visit our Visitor’s Center website.


All parking lots will be in use for Commencement.


All available Commencement information can be found on this web page. If you don’t find what you are looking for or have additional questions, please contact Conference and Event Services at 814-332-3101 or