Graduation Ceremony and Reception


The Department of Cinema Studies no longer holds a Winter Ceremony.



Due to COVID-19 mitigation, on-campus commencement events were held online in the spring of 2020. The Cinema Studies online commencement was held on Saturday, May 16th from 10:45-11:45 am. For more information about this event and the live stream, click here.


Graduation Ceremony photo


  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the ceremony start time.  
  • The first few rows will be reserved for graduates; no need to sit alphabetically.
  • A reception with refreshments will follow the ceremony.
  • The spring ceremony is held outdoors, rain or shine, so please advise your guests to dress accordingly.


For more information on commencement, please see